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The Black Girls Coalition is back!

They were called the Black Girls Coalition and they were awesome. Founded during a high water mark for catwalk diversity, the group was made up of every legendary black model you could think of (Iman! Naomi Campbell! Tyra Banks!). They used their high profile to draw attention to and raise money for causes such as […]

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Fashion race Society

The times they are a-changing…slowly

Islandistas, you would recall that last season, we highlighted the fight for more diversity in runway casting, which was being led by fashion industry insider Bethann Hardison and strongly backed by the likes of Iman and uber-islandista Naomi CampbellĀ and Jourdan Dunn. Hardison promised then that “this is just round one” after sending a round of […]

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Islandista supermodels call for more diversity on the catwalks

Jamaican-Brit supermodels Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn have added their voices to Bethann Hardison’s call for more diversity on the catwalks at the Big Four fashion weeks. Coming off the runway after the Jason Wu show at New York Fashion Week (one of the few shows to really display diversity but Wu knows how his […]

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New York Fashion Week islandista spotting & Bethann Hardison’s cause is ours too!

It’s early days yet but things are looking good as islandistas have been making their presence felt on the catwalks of New York Fashion Week. Fashion industry insider and activist Bethann Hardison continued her good work with a blistering open letter sent to the fashion councils for the ‘Big Four’ fashion weeks – New York […]