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25 Sep

Jourdan Dunn for Madame Figaro

Our "Maybelline Melanin Queen," Jourdan Dunn covers Madame Figaro in everything from Dior, Gucci and Balmain to  Chloe, Hermes and many more. This British stunner and Victoria's Secret model was discovered at the age of 16 and within a year of making her runway debut, Jourdan became  the first Black model to walk a  Prada runway in over 10 years! She has topped the Forbes list, ringing in 4 million dollars in 2014 alone and not only did she win "Model of the Year" at the British Fashion Awards, but she covered British Vogue and became the first solo Black model to grace the cover in 12 years! That's crazy..we know! Check her out in this colorful editorial for the French mag's latest...
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16 Sep

Lupita Nyong’o Takes Vogue on a Quest to Kenya

Award-winning actress and filmmaker, Lupita Nyong’o takes Vogue Magazine on a quest to her native village in Kenya wearing the season's hottest prints from Givenchy Chloe, and Roberto Cavalli to Duro Olowu, Prada and Missoni. We love her so much because, not only does she represent for our talented community of color, but she really takes the time to utilize her platform to bring awareness to our society's twisted standards of beauty. She continues to highlight the lack of opportunities available because of it, while finding ways to encourage and uplift our young girls. She told Vogue editor, Elizabeth Ruben that she wants to “Create Opportunities for People of Color” and we are all for it! She also said that she was delighted...
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15 Sep

Chanel Iman for Harper’s Bazaar Kazakhstan

Our fav supermodel, Chanel Iman slays the September issue of Harper's Bazaar Kazakhstan in everything from Miu Miu, Prada, Versace, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Celine, Chanel, and Alexander McQueen. This Korean/Black beauty was born in Atlanta and started modeling at the age of 12. She has since taken the industry by storm with credits that span from Vogue Magazine and Victoria Secret to Alexander McQueen, Valentino and many more. Most notably, (in Spring of 2009), Chanel was the first Black model in 8 years to walk for Gucci. WOW! Known for being an advocate for diversity on the runways, Chanel's dream is for advertisers to see the value in booking models of color. This is our dream as well! She has also been involved...
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28 Aug

Video Music Awards 2016

Red carpet arrivals for tonight's 33rd annual MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Highlights of the night were Teyana Taylor's killer dance routine for Kanye West's FADE video debut and of course the complete slayage that is BEYONCE! More importantly, our girl Bey brought the mothers of Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Oscar Grant; the four young men whose deaths led to the organization of the Black Lives Matter movement. #BLM...
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20 Aug

The Gang of Africa Takes Over L’Officiel September Issue

Iman, Ciara & African It-Girls Cover L'Officiel
Black Beauty Matters
With pages upon pages paying homage to African models and fashion representing the oh so necessary theme, "Black Beauty Matters," we are so here for this and got our hands on a few visuals to get you excited!

Photo Credit(s):
L'Officiel Paris
THE GANG OF AFRICA
Photography: Ellen Von Unwerth
Stylist: LeJenke
Hair: Oscar James
MUA: Porsche Cooper

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