Black models you should know…

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Spring is here! In saying that, now is the time to explore new trends, including checking out some of this seasons rising fashion stars. Looking for a little inspiration? Scroll below for the next generation of models, whom are making big waves in the industry, including adding a little flavor to the runways. Leomie Anderson,… Read more »

Erykah Badu named new face of Givenchy Spring 2014 collection

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Erykah Badu Givenchy

Musician, doula and face of Givenchy. Singer Erykah Badu has been selected to be the face of the Givenchy Spring 2014 line. Designer and creative Director Riccardo Tisci made the announcement via Instagram today, posting a picture of Badu with the message “Welcome to the gang” which was well received by his followers.   Following the announcement post… Read more »

Fresh face of fashion: Malaika Firth

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  Malaika Firth, the 19 year old model from Barking, Essex made history when she was chosen to become the face of Prada’s F/W 2013 campaign. Although it’s a shame, Firth is the second black model to ever appear in a major Prada ad. Super model Naomi Campbell was the first.      Firth will… Read more »

Fresh face of fashion: Jasmine Tookes

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California born model, Jasmine Tookes walked the 2013  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the Herve Leger by Max Azria  show. Tookes is most famous for her work with Victoria’s Secret show in 2012.   Oprah Winfrey was quoted singing her praises, requesting that the model “rub her face against [hers]”

Fresh face of fashion: Leomie Anderson

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Leomie Anderson

The fresh new faces of the fashion world include models from all over the African Diaspora.  We will continue to update you on up and coming models who are breaking into the industry and hopefully adding permanent color to the runways. Today’s featured model is Leomie Anderson is a twenty year old from the United Kingdom, who has… Read more »

Model Spotlight: Eva Marcille

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The very versatile Eva Marcille, has made major head-way in the fashion, as well as the television world. The Clark Atlanta University student took her America’s Next Top Model triumph and stretched it further than any other winner has yet to do. From her infamous tarantula picture all the way to her new reality series,… Read more »

Model Spotlight: Jourdan Dunn

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  Not many women who make a living as models have spoken out on their quarrels with the modeling industry; bur Jourdan Dunn is an exceptional case. Born in London in 1990 Jourdan was discovered while browsing a store in her hometown in 2006, and before the Londonite could adjust to teetering heels, she was… Read more »

Best Looks From the Summer Splash 2 Mansion Pool Party

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Best Swim at Summer Splash 2 Mansion Pool Party

The Summer Splash 2 Mansion pool party was definitely the place to be this past weekend!  While guests enjoyed lounging around the pool, some of the hottest swimsuit models strutted their stuff in a few designer fashions.  Take a look at our favorite looks from the Mansion pool party.   Photo Credit:  

Model Spotlight: Liya Kebede

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Liya Kebede model spotlight

  Ethiopian born Liya Kebede may be a bit older than the other ladies featured on our supermodels of the future feature, but at 34 the model has proved her staying power. Liya went from providing her own shoes for Ethiopian runway shows, to covering over half a dozen magazine covers including Italian, Japanese, American,… Read more »

Model Spotlight: Jessica White

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jessica white model spotlight

  Jessica White  was scouted at age 13 in her hometown Buffalo, New York and after one week of modeling she booked her first job with American Vogue for an editorial.  In Paris, she signed a contract with the IMG agency and within the next six months she landed campaigns for CoverGirl, Chloé, Jean Paul Gaultier and Gap.     Soon… Read more »

Model Spotlight: Joan Smalls

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  Joan Smalls born in 1988  celebrated her 24th birthday a week ago and is definitely making her mark in fashion history. She currently graces the cover of W Magazine’s July 2012 issue in which she is also named “The New Face of Fashion.” Hailing from Puerto Rico, Smalls arrived in New York in 2007… Read more »

Model Spotlight- Chanel Iman

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Chanel Iman- Model Spotlight

  Chanel Iman Robinson was born to be on the runway. Born December 1, 1990, Chanel is best known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret model and is one of the  hottest young models in the fashion circuit right now.  Chanel has made a name for herself in various aspects of the fashion industry which also includes… Read more »

‘Vogue Italia’ Spotlights Natural Hair

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black natural models

  As if by rite of passage, the Black model archive is filled with trials of hapharzard handling of one’s hair. Left in the hands of hairstylists deaf to the temperment of Black tresses, Black fashion pioneers have recounted tales of their coils and strands being stretched to their breaking, frayed ends; scalps carelessly permed, harshly scorched, battered with… Read more »