@LiyaKebede, the first afro-descendant model to cover @VogueParis in 5 years

  In May 2015, the Ethiopian Top model Liya Kebede on the cover of Vogue french edition.

Black Beauty and Fashion | Yves Saint Laurent and Paco Rabanne, the first couturier to employ black models

In the 60s, employing black models was almost a political act in France. Yet, two designers dared using models with ebony skin on the catwalk …

Black Beauty and Fashion | Ebony Fashion Fair, the first fashion show featuring black models

In the United States, only white models were allowed to model clothes on the catwalks until the 60s Ebony Fashion Fair turned the tables by scrolling young black women. Yet, the world’s largest traveling fashion show, highlighting black models and… Continue Reading

Black Beauty and Fashion | The emergence of an afro-american market & the outbreak of black models

Black models like Helen Williams and  Naomi Sims helps their peer to do their job. But before the apparition of a black consumer market enable the émergence of black models.