There is still a long way to achieving real diversity, but it is gratifying to see that international catwalks are embracing more and more black models sporting their natural Afro hair! More of the same please! Here are some of my favourite!
Left to right: Bora Aksu,Sacai, Masha Ma, Byblos, Leonard Paris
Left to right: Rahul Mishra, Hermes,Byblos, Shiatzy Chen, Ellery, Phillip Lim
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Our young women and girls should be taught that beauty is beyond physical appearance and the celebrities that we constantly see in the media. For a young woman like me who is in the industry, I constantly see my peers struggle with the ideal definition of beauty. Despite being towards…