models of color

Use social media to your advantage. Destiny Owusu definitely did!

Use social media to your advantage. Destiny Owusu definitely did!

Liya Kebede is the new “face” of L’Oreal Paris. Last month, she was named ambassador of the cosmetics company. So why’d they choose the 30-year-old Ethiopian supermodel? “Liya is a very strong, inspiring, and courageous woman, with an extremely refined and enchanting beauty. Her generous commitment to the cause of women’s wellbeing is also remarkable,” […]

Vogue Italia’s February 2011 issue features a must-see all-Black model fashion spread! “The Black Allure,” shot by Emma Summerton, features only models of color and it is beautiful! Styled by Edward Enninful, the ladies, with their finger waves, fringe and fur, channel the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance era while wearing gorgeous gowns from Louis Vuitton, Donna […]

Joan Smalls has landed an Estee Lauder contract, making her one of the few models of color to ever do so. And we called it! Back in April, we featured up-and-coming model Joan Smalls as a “Fresh Faces” feature, and told you to look out for her forthcoming success. FRESH FACES: Meet Model Joan Smalls […]