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Fashion Diversity

Watch 5 Badass Women Destroy Stereotypes Of What It Means To Be Fat

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Style

"Would my life be better if I were thinner? No, but it would be better if I wasn't treated so poorly because I'm not." This harsh reality, spoken by b...

How Zendaya Handled Racism Like A Boss

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Style

As the pendulum of fashion diversity continues to swing upward, time after time stories emerge about less-than-ideal on-set experiences that women of ...

How Instagram Is Helping Shine The Light On Diversity In Fashion

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Style

Instagram's diverse community just got a little easier to navigate, especially when it comes to matters of fashion. The photo-sharing app launched a n...

Lingerie Has A Diversity Problem. This Brand Is Changing It.

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.26.2016 | Style

The concept of "nude" has long referred only to pale tones when it comes to cosmetics and clothing. Thanks to efforts by both small and large brands, ...

Fashion's Diversity Report Is In, And The News Isn't Great

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.09.2016 | Style

For all the progress that has been made in the fashion industry when it comes to being more inclusive of all races, sizes, ages and genders, we are st...

What Is Normal?

Emma Davidson | Posted 04.11.2016 | Parents
Emma Davidson

What do we even mean by labelling things "normal," are we tagging them as socially acceptable? If you're not "normal," does that make you abnormal? A word that we so frequently associate with weird and therefore a lack of social acceptability?

Herieth Paul Is Maybelline’s Newest Face And We're SO EXCITED.

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.12.2016 | Style

Model Herieth Paul is Maybelline's newest global spokesmodel, and we couldn't be more excited. She joins Jourdan Dunn as one of Maybelline's faces of ...

Edward Enninful, Newly Minted Fashion Icon, Talks About Our Diversity Problem

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Style

Edward Enninful was destined to be an icon. The fashion and style director at W Magazine was only 18 years old when he was named fashion director of i...

Forbes' 30 Under 30 List Makes Important Stride Toward Diversity

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.06.2016 | Style

Forbes' renowned 30 Under 30 lists were released yesterday and feature a stellar selection of 600 individuals who are kicking butt in their respective...

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 Week ...

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 6, ...

Why This Student Needs Kickstarter To Fund Her Senior Thesis

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.10.2015 | Style

Anyone who went to undergraduate school knows that completing a senior thesis can be draining. But completing a senior thesis project in a school for ...

This Woman Proves Black Women Can Rock ANY Beauty Trend

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.09.2015 | Style

The idea that black women -- especially those with dark skin -- can't or shouldn't wear brightly colored lipstick is the type of archaic and misguided...

Perry Ellis Denies Exec Demanded 'No Blacks In My Ads'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.02.2015 | Style

Fashion's diversity problem extends well beyond the runway, according to racial discrimination lawsuits filed against the likes of Alexander McQueen a...

Designer Bibhu Mohapatra Suggests A Remedy For Fashion's Diversity Problem

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.20.2015 | Style

Tackling the diversity issue within the fashion and beauty industry has largely been focused on injecting more color on the runway and into the images...

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 out notices t...

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...

We Asked For More Diversity At NYFW, Here's What Happened

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 09.20.2015 | Style

This season, HuffPost Lifestyle asked for more diversity at New York Fashion Week. We wanted NYFW to be an inclusive event for people of all skin tone...

Why New York Fashion Week Still Needs Harlem's Fashion Row

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.20.2015 | Style

Another New York Fashion Week has come to an end, and while we're now hip to the trends we'll be wearing come spring, we can't help but notice how few...

YouTube Star Bethany Mota On How Diversity Changes Beauty Trends

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.16.2015 | Style

YouTube style star Bethany Mota knows there's "still a lot of pressure in society to look or act a certain way," but the teen told HuffPost Live on Tu...

Bethann Hardison On Fashion Diversity, 'I've Gotta Keep Calling People Out'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.16.2015 | Style

Bethann Hardison, renowned fashion activist and former model, is the authority when it comes to diversity within the fashion industry. Hardison hosted...

See Who Carrie Hammer Is Featuring In Her New York Fashion Week Show Instead Of Models

PowerToFly | Posted 09.10.2015 | Style
PowerToFly

Designer Carrie Hammer believes fashion has the power to spark social change. She not only creates custom garments for professional women to help them feel more confident, but actually sends those women down the Mercedes-Benz runway.

Fashion Has A Diversity Problem. We're Doing Something About It.

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 09.17.2015 | Style

This season, HuffPost Lifestyle will disrupt New York Fashion Week to ensure that it is an inclusive event for people of all skin tones, genders, size...

Fashion-able World Games at UCLA

Sissi Johnson | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Sissi Johnson

Did you think the Olympics was the most spectacular event you could ever witness ? Then you obviously missed out on the heartwarming Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

NYFW Men's Is Diverse, So Why Can't NYFW Women's Get It Together?

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 09.11.2015 | Style

This week, menswear is getting its time to shine at Men's New York Fashion Week. During the exclusively male event, designers like Rag & Bone, Richard...