September 12, 2009

Video | Is the Fashion Industry Racist?

In 1997, Jean Paul Gaultier created the first fashion show to feature all black models:

A decade later, individuals who impact the fashion industry, such as Bethann Hardison, gathered in 2007 to talk about the issue of black faces being absent from fashion.

Curious how New York Fashion Week's 116 Shows [in February 2009] treated models of color? Check out these links from and who break it down.