Prada’s Third Model of Color: Cindy Bruna From DailyBeast.com: In June, Prada made a splash, casting its first African American model in a campaign in 19 years. Then-newcomer 19-year-old Malaika Firth fronted the brand’s Fall/Winter 2013 campaign alongside major industry names including Christy Turlington and Freja Beha, making her the first African American face of Prada since […]

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Prada’s Third Model of Color: Cindy Bruna From DailyBeast.com: In June, Prada made a splash, casting its first African American model in a campaign in 19 years. Then-newcomer 19-year-old Malaika Firth fronted the brand’s Fall/Winter 2013 campaign alongside major industry names including Christy Turlington and Freja Beha, making her the first African American face of Prada since […]

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“All White Everything.” Social Media Activists Target Fashion Week Shows With No Black Models Five years ago, Vogue published an article whose headline asked a stark question: “Is Fashion Racist?” It was hard not to answer yes, when models of color – particularly African Americans – were nearly impossible to come by on New York, Milan, London […]

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Teen Vogue’s First African American Beauty Director Elaine Welteroth on Diversity Recent masthead shake-ups have unearthed a new generation of young, ethnically diverse beauty editors—and they’re bringing a fresh perspective on beauty to traditional media. As young women of color come into power in the industry, there’s an opportunity for assumptions about race, beauty, and […]

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