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In May 2015, the Ethiopian Top model Liya Kebede on the cover of Vogue french edition.
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 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.
Helen Williams and Naomi Sims helped black women to pursue their career as a model. In 60’s in America, young black woman called Donyale Luna enable black models to gain success, she did not open the doors of fashion but… Continue Reading
Naomi was the first. She was the great ambassador for all black people. She broke down all the social barriers. Known for being the first black Supermodel, Naomi Sims has been able to overcome the obstacles to achieve success.
Helen Williams has opened the door of fashion for black women with dark skin. In her blog, Myblueberrymood.com explains how: