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Versailles Models of 1973

A Black Model in Paris

Amina Warsuma | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Amina Warsuma

I was one of the first dark-skinned models to walk the Paris catwalk in 1972. Karl Lagerfeld brought me to Paris and gave me two weeks to make it. I was an experiment, something new.

Julee Wilson

Film On Iconic Black Models In The Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Black Voices

It's been almost 40 years since the legendary Versailles models of 1973 shocked the world with their style and beauty--and put American fashion on the...

Robin Givhan Lands Book Deal On The Versailles Models Of 1973

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Black Voices

It was just this week that The Versailles Models of 1973 were honored at the 2011 HuffPost Game Changers Awards for their role in the history-making "...

The Versailles Models of 1973 Honored At HuffPost Game Changers Awards

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Black Voices

The 2011 Huffington Post Game Changers Awards were held last night at the Skylight Soho in New York. The evening honored those making an impact in the...