Marquaysa Battle. Brands like Fenty Beauty and Christian Siriano are dishing out more opportunities for Black models to appear in campaigns and on runways, while OG supermodels like Naomi Campbell and Beverly Johnson continue to speak up for inclusion. Thanks to this work, it looks like the melanin moment will turn into a permanent movement. We still have a long way to go before these industries can be considered truly inclusive, but the progress that's being made makes the future so exciting! Check out 17 young Black models on the road to supermodel status, and prepare your soul — because these Black women are truly magic! Duckie Thot stays booked and busy with modeling gigs for brands like Pat McGrath and Fenty Beauty , as well as runways for designers like Jeremy Scott. Thot is also an advocate for natural hair and inclusion in the beauty industry. If you haven't ever witnessed the fierce curvy goddess that is Liris Crosse, then you've been seriously shortchanged. The Project Runway designers made the clothes, but Liris brought each look to pure life with her walk and runway personality.
The fashion industry has a history of inclusivity and diversity issues , which are, unfortunately, still prevalent today. Although progress is slowly but surely being made to ensure that people of color, and specifically Black people, are represented in all areas of the industry including modeling, someone usually and unfairly has to pave the way for others. Below, 28 Black supermodels who have changed—and are continuing to change—the fashion and modeling industries. Tyra Mail! She was the first Black model to sign a contract with the latter brand and was an Angel from to
Spread the loveThe vast majority of us are still basking in the glow of all of the black excellence on the red carpet at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards. Enter Nyakim Gatwech, South Sudanese Rage Leather.
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