Amidst calls for Victoria’s Secret to feature a more inclusive class of angels, look no further. “The Real Catwalk” a guerilla-style fashion show features a runway for all.
It's important for diverse families to celebrate diversity during the holidays. “It conveys to those individuals that they are valued and they are important,” says one expert.
During a roundtable discussion on diversity in Hollywood, Ellen Pompeo boldly called out a magazine for its lack of "color" on set. “I didn’t see enough color when I walked in the room today,” Pompeo said.
Touching is clearly not okay, but there are a number of other things that we, as non-Black people, should also consider when talking about Black women's hair. Things like gawking at, commenting on, or cracking jokes about their latest style switch-up are equally inappropriate, and can make Black women feel singled out. Today, Black women continue to face discrimination in the workplace.
"I'm sure I'll find out through the grapevine if any curvier than their usual model" is used for this year's Victoria's Secret show, Lawley wrote, adding, "I'm a little hopeful but not at all at the same time."
From Marc Jacobs' dreadlock-gate to Vogue 's Geisha-themed editorial, many fashion brands have teetered between cultural celebration and appropriation very unsuccessfully — and they were met with a swift social media backlash. In March 2017, Burch's namesake label used a video campaign "#ToryStory: An American Roadtrip" featuring Poppy Delevingne and other fair-skinned models singing and dancing to "Juju On That Beat," which some took as yet another example of whitewashing Black music. Now, Tory Burch is making a public declaration about its commitment to cultural sensitivity.
Janelle Monae is a board member and enthusiastic public motivator for When We All Vote, a new national nonprofit that encourages civic engagement.
In fact, according to The Fashion Spot's bi-annual diversity report, the spring 2019 season (which counts 76 major shows and 2,203 model appearances) was the most representative across different races, sizes, ages, and genders, ever. In fact, half of the top 10 models of the season were women of color (including Sora Cho, Adut Akech, and Yoon Young Bae).
Back in July, ahead of the release of "Crazy Rich Asians," Prabal Gurung talked about how important Asian representation is in the media — especially in fashion. "I would like fashion to also be conscious about the power that we have, the visual power of changing the world," he told Fashionista. ...
The national gym chain is under fire after a former employee claims racist text messages about her appearance led to her termination.
In a historic moment, Chella Man has just become the first deaf, trans model to be signed to IMG.
The former "Glee" star, who is starring in "Oklahoma!" off-Broadway, remembers a time when no one looked like her on stage or TV.
Celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen is leading the charge this season at NYFW.
Prabal Gurung's spring 2019 show during New York Fashion Week on Sunday night was a showcase of global fashion diversity.
At the end of the day, says curvy influencer CeCe Olisa, "I’m the person that really matters. So even if [all my followers] all think I’m great, if I don’t, then that’s a problem."
Bey-hive, it’s time to get in formation for Beyoncé's birthday! The star has blessed us with 37 years on this planet today and I think it’s safe to say everyone is crazy in love with her (even Adele!).
For the exclusive launch of her new plus-size collection for her fashion label, EleVen, Williams is partnering with digital plus-size marketplace Dia&Co, which currently houses the largest plus-size activewear selection in the world.
theCurvyCon 2018, to be live-streamed on Yahoo Lifestyle, will offer new features at its three-day celebration of plus-size diversity and fashion.
Every December, we review the hundreds of magazine covers that are released by leading U.S. fashion publications each year to quantify how diverse our domestic newsstands are, and how representative they are of the U.S. as a nation. In 2017, we were disappointed to report that diversity on the ...
Her latest collaboration with New York & Company marks the one-year anniversary of the Gabrielle Union Collection, which seeks to empower women through Union's line of statement sweaters, off-the-shoulder dresses, plaid jumpsuits, wide-leg trousers, and suiting.