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
While scouring the countless pics from the Fall/Winter collections shown at this year’s New York Fashion Week, I came across several shots of this stunner…Miss Georgie Badiel: Represented by the Muse agency in New York City, she walked the runways of Ports 1961, Diane von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta, and Marc Jacobs, to name Continue Reading
Did you know??? In 1989 Beverly Peele was one of the first black models on the cover of the now defunct Mademoiselle Magazine. After she started modeling in 1987, Peele appeared on more than 250 magazine covers including Elle, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan. The California native did runway work for Chanel and Comme des Garçons and Continue Reading
Hey! So yesterday I took a break from the shows to just chill and party it up a bit. I ran into model extraordinaire Veronica Webb (who we wrote about here)… …and had to ask her about the perennial issue of diversity on the runways: Fun! I also chit chatted with Gossip Girl’s Nicole Fiscella Continue Reading
Did you know??? Ugandan model Kiara Kabukuru had one of the longest CoverGirl campaigns of any black model. Discovered in a shopping mall in Los Angeles when she was only sixteen years old, Kiara went on to walk for Chanel, Balenciaga, Sonia Rykiel, and Dolce & Gabanna before appearing on American Vogue’s July 1997 cover: Continue Reading
That’s right Fashion Bombshells! One of our favorite bomb chicks, Chanel Iman, is scheduled to be on an upcoming episode of the CW’s primetime hit show Gossip Girl .Not sure when it will air, but the word on the street is it’ll be the episode where Serena van der Woodsen throws a party. Chanel is Continue Reading