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20 Times Fashion Got It Right This Year

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.22.2015 | Style

The past year has been a great one for diversity in the fashion industry.  In September we started the hashtag #NYFW4ALL during New York Fashion ...

This Inspiring 10-Year-Old Will Put A Smile On Your Face

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.11.2015 | Style

If you've haven't already fallen in love with April Star, here's yet another chance. The 10-year-old model, who was diagnosed with vitiligo at age ...

These Bold Beauty Collages Are An Unexpected Style Inspiration

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Style

Our hair has affectionately been referred to as our crowning glory -- and for good reason. No matter its color, length or texture, our tresses sit ato...

Between The Catwalk And The Consumer: Fashion’s Growing Diversity Gap

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Style

LONDON, United Kingdom — Bethann Hardison remembers the days when, before every New York Fashion Week, “Casting directors would send ...

This Magazine Is Poised To Fill A Huge Void For Black Women

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.02.2015 | Style

For black women, the magazine newsstand is yet another sad representation of the blatant lack of diversity that plagues the fashion and beauty industr...

How The Fashion Industry Is Failing Black Models

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.17.2015 | Style

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Natural Hair Moments At Fashion Week That Made Us Shout For Joy

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.20.2015 | Style

New York Fashion Week is not over yet but it's time to take a moment and applaud all the natural hairstyles that have appeared at the S...

Iman Opens Up About Deeply Upsetting Career Moment

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.10.2015 | Style

Supermodel icon Iman took the stage at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday for "Fashion Icons," a 90-minute moderated interview where virtually no topic...

41 Years Later, Beverly Johnson Reflects On Being Vogue's First Black Cover Model

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.09.2015 | Style

We've got to say, one of the best ways to promote a memoir about your illustrious career as a supermodel is at a major New York City venue with a live...

Teen Vogue's August Cover Features Three Models Of Color And The World Rejoices

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.08.2015 | Style

What's better than one black cover model? Three black cover models.  Teen Vogue is receiving some much-deserved fanfare after revealing its Augus...

Black Model Is 'Tired Of Apologizing For [Her] Blackness'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.17.2015 | Style

Model Nykhor Paul is fed up with the fashion world and is making her feelings known. The South Sudanese model posted an open letter on her Instagr...

Vogue Paris Features Its First Black Cover Model In 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.16.2015 | Style

We don't know if we should be happy or sad to share that Liya Kebede has landed the May 2015 cover of Vogue Paris, because it marks the first time in ...

This Video Is Funny But It Will Make You Think Seriously About Fashion Diversity

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.25.2015 | Style

We're fully aware there is a lack of diversity within the fashion industry. There are hardly any black designers, the runway is almost completely whit...

Black Supermodel Wants To 'Ignore' Fashion's Racism Problem

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.17.2015 | Black Voices

Malaika Firth is one of the few black models that have experienced soaring success in fashion -- an industry that is notorious for its lack of diversi...

Diane Von Furstenberg Pens Powerful Letter To Fashion Industry

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Style

New York Fashion Week is days away and if it's up to Diane von Furstenberg, we'll be seeing a lot more diversity when it comes to the models who will ...

2015 Is Shaping Up To Be The Best Year In Campaigns Ever

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.14.2015 | Style

2015 is shaping up to be the year of brilliant ad campaigns. First, of course, there was Joan Didion for Céline, followed immediately by Joni MItc...

Naomi And Jourdan Land Major Campaign

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.19.2014 | Black Voices

Burberry definitely knows how to put together a supermodel dream team and are proving it yet again in its newest campaign. After tapping Kate Moss...

Why The Ashish Runway Show Is Much More Than A Kimye Sweatshirt

Dana Oliver | Posted 11.17.2014 | Style
Dana Oliver

As one of the very few black women working in this field, it pains me to see how little we are represented on the catwalk, front row and backstage.

'I've Learned To Love What Makes Me Me'

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.11.2014 | Style

It's not hard to spot Nikia Phoenix in a magazine spread or on the runway. The model has a look that you just can't forget thanks to her stunning frec...

LOOK: Fashion Icon Celebrated At Fab Dance Party

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Black Voices

The 2014 Council of the Fashion Designers of America Awards (aka the Fashion Oscars) are tonight, but one of its biggest honorees celebrated early. ...

Is THIS America's Next Black Supermodel?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.15.2014 | Black Voices

When we spotted Riley Montana alongside Erykah Badu in Givenchy's Spring/Summer 2014 campaign, we thought: where did this brown beauty come from? The ...

South Sudanese Models Pose For Powerful Project

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.10.2014 | Black Voices

At first glance Mike Mellia's portraits of top models Nykhor Paul, Ajak Deng, Ataui Deng and Eligha Ojoko are stunning portraits of the African beauti...

Joy Bryant Launches Unexpected Clothing Line

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Black Voices

Joy Bryant is adding her name to a growing list of models getting into the fashion design game. While we're still flipping over the fact that supermod...

Chanel Iman: 'Things Could Still Be A Lot More Diverse On The Runway'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.20.2014 | Black Voices

Chanel Iman's rise to supermodel status is the stuff of legends. At only 15-years-old she walked in fashion shows for Marc Jacobs, Derek Lam and Proen...

Jourdan Dunn Sounds Off On Fashion Industry Racism

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.08.2014 | Black Voices

We've been paying close attention to the lack of diversity within the fashion industry and while the number are getting better, it's not time to celeb...