“I used modeling as a stepping stone into the business arena. It was never my ultimate goal to be a model. I had to make a name for myself so I could put it on my products.”-Naomi Sims Black Models Take Center Stage. Naomi Sims for Life Magazine October 17, 1969. Read more about Naomi in this NYTimes piece.
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Claire Sulmers Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of The Fashion Bomb. She counts Alexander McQueen, Diane von Furstenberg, and Vivienne Westwood amongst her favorite designers, and aspires to work as a writer for a large fashion magazine.