Marc by Marc Jacobs Over the Knee Black Leather Boots These Marc by Marc Jacobs Over the Knee Black Leather Boots are low heeled boots which feature buckle detail around the ankle and a half length zip fastening to the inner side. They have a contrast red leather lining and the back of the...

I nearly had a heart attack when I saw the last Burberry campaign that saw two black models featured as lead models. Following on from that its nice to see that it wasn't just a once in a blue moon occurrence as Louis Vuitton have just released their 2011 Fall/Winter campaign and it too...

Naomi Campbell is lashing out at the fashion industry for their failure to routinely use African American models in campaigns and photo shoots. She has acknowledged that things have improved since she started modeling, but black models are still not getting the respect they deserve on the...

Amy Odell over at New York Magazine's the Cutnoticed that no black models were cast for Chanel's 2012 Cruise Collection, which took place recently in Cap d'Antibes: She said, "The lineup included no black models, no plus-size models (Crystal Renn famously walked the Chanel resort show last...

• John Galliano used a black model for each of his looks for his resort 2012 collection inspired by blues singer Jessie Smith. We wonder if this was strategic planning, since the collection dropped during his trial. See? He's not a bigot, he uses black models! (Fabsugar) • In more Galliano...

The worst fashion "trend" in recent years hasn't been sneaker wedges — it's been the repeated failure of mainstream magazines to feature a diverse range of models on their covers. The absolute worst offender has been Vogue UK, which hasn't given a black model an individual cover in over twelve...

For the first time in 19 years, Pradahas cast a black model in an advertising campaign. The brand's Fall 2013 advertisements feature Christy Turlington, Freja Beha Erichsen, Catherine McNeil, Fei Fei Sun, Amanda Murphy, Caroline de Maigret, and Malaika Firth, a bi-racial 19-year-old, who,...

Fashion Week Protestors Call For 20 Percent Quota Of Black Models Huffington Post Protestors at this season's Sao Paulo Fashion Week called for a 20 percent quota of indigenous and black models to be used on the event's runways, the Guardian reports. Back in 2008, the BBC wrote that only 28...

In a recent issue of The Guardian, writer Tasny Hoskins questions why British Vogue hasn't had a single cover black model since Naomi Campbell covered the book back in 2002. Offering names like Malaika Firth and Jourdan Dunn as worthy Covergirls, Hoskins bats away arguments that black covers...

While the model makes it clear she's happy to serve as the second black model for Prada, she also emphasizes the fact that she's bi-racial. The campaign seemed to spur a positive trend for Prada, as their S/S 2014 campaign also includes black model Cindy Bruna. Photo- Elle You might...

 

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