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Only One Black Model Walked A Runway During Australia Fashion Week

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Australian fashion designers presented their spring 2013 collections in Sydney last week

Shows ran from Monday through Friday, with 46 shows on the official Mercedes Benz-sponsored schedule. (Some of these featured the work of multiple designers, too.) An examination of runway photos posted at Australian Vogue's site, and the official MBFWA website reveals that, of those 46, only one runway show included a black model in their line-up. That "honor" goes to streetwear brand Vanishing Elephant.

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