Tag: diversity

Halima Aden has made history as the first Somali-American Miss Minnesota USA contestant, and the first to be fully covered, wearing a hijab in the pageant. Aden hails from St. Cloud, Minnesota. The 19-year-old did not ultimately take home the...
Italian fashion brand, Benetton has long been known for celebrating ethnic diversity through their 'United Colors' campaigns. Their new 'Face of the City' campaign takes the diversity to a whole new level. Creativity Online reports that for this latest campaign, Benetton does not...
South Sudanese model, Nykhor Paul took to Instagram this summer to express her frustrations of being a black model in a seemingly white industry. In light of all the controversy surrounding the fashion industry currently aimed at body diversity, Paul...
Model Rebekah Marine is set to bring diversity to New York Fashion Week, walking the FTL Moda show with a bionic arm. Rebekah Marine, a model with a bionic arm, is set to walk in New York Fashion Week and...
Niche modeling agencies like Lorde Inc. and Apple Models might be the much-needed solution to the fashion industry's major lack of diversity. As model Nykhor Paul and stylist Jenke Ahmed Tailly recently said, it's no secret that the fashion world is...
British supermodel Naomi Campbell has been a star on the runway for decades, beginning her modeling career at the age of 15. But now says she won't retire until something changes. Now 45, Campbell says she has no plans of...
Jenke Ahmed Tailly has been one of the most influential, yet unheard of, stylists of our time - until now, that is. Hailing from Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire, Tailly worked a range of jobs in the fashion industry before his career-defining moment as the...
Aya Jones, Lineisy Montero, and Imaan Hammam have been named as the next generation of top models by Teen Vogue. The beautiful trio are not new to the fashion scene. Jones, 20, of French-Ivorian descendant, has appeared in 47 runway...
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