Ethiopian beauty Liya Kebede is scheduled to star in J. Crew’s April catalog. They’ve always featured a few models of color, but this time it’s different: Liya’s doing it all by her lonesome. The catalog will be in stores in a few weeks, so keep your eyes peeled next time you drop into J. Crew. Continue Reading
Prep your Tivos! Chanel Iman, Bar Rafaeli, and Erin Fetherston will make their MTV House of Style Debut on Saturday March 21st at 3pm: Apparently the 90′s relaunch will be a special, not an ongoing series. Still, I’m excited to see Chanel gab in front of the camera. She has so much personality! Tune in Continue Reading
Arlenis covers Time Magazine’s Style & Design supplement for April: A few scans from her multipage spread called “Out of Africa”: What do you think?
Fashioniologie.com confirms that Chanel Iman will indeed be a co-host for MTV’s revival of House of Style: In an April 2009 issue of Glamour, she’s credited as a talent and co-host of the show along with Bar Refaeli. Young Chanel’s star is shooting to the stratosphere. Let’s hope she also has a good team around Continue Reading
Model of the Year Jourdan Dunn held tight to her title at London Fashion Week, walking for fourteen designers including Christopher Kane, Aquascatum, and Giles: Even more impressive, the Brit beauty opened for Vivienne Westwood, closed Twenty8Twelve, and did double duty opening and closing the Issa show. Now Jourdan and friends are ripping the runways Continue Reading
Newcomer Rose Cordero debuted recently on the Burberry runway, apparently ending a five year black model drought for the line dating back to their Spring 2005 collection: The Dominican stunter is apparently only 15 years old. As proof of her age, she signed to Wilhemina models after a photographer sent an agent a link to Continue Reading
Shining star Sessilee Lopez sizzles in a new Vogue Nippon shoot, photographed by Terry Richardson: Source Stunting in Givenchy and McQueen, Lopez is nothing but fierce! Could she be the next Naomi?
Jezebel reviewed runway lineups to see if designers were including more models of color. The result? There was definitely an uptick: They say, “There were 116 labels that held shows at the recently ended New York fashion week; that’s 3,697 spots in runway and presentation lineups. Of those, 668 were given to models of color Continue Reading