Model Behaviour

16 year old Northampton beauty, Nyasha Matonhodze for Louis Vuitton (AW/11)

Is it me or has there been a surge of black models being used in major beauty and fashion campaigns and mainstream editorial?

Since the beginning of 2011 I have been ecstatic to see more and more brands feature black models – showcasing our beauty and diversity.

Here are a few of my favourite campaigns and editorial images.

British 'model of the moment' Jourdan Dunn for YSL Touch Éclat (SS11)

Laura Mercier Fall 2011 Collection

Recent beauty feature in UK Grazia

I’ve also recently discovered the fabulous website Beauty Is Diverse™   The site is dedicated to celebrating the diversity of women of all ethnicities.  Its extensive archive  dates back to March 2010 and catalogues hundreds of images from the worlds of fashion, beauty and celebrity – a true treasure trove of glamour and style!  Follow them on Twitter here – I certainly did!

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3 Comments on “Model Behaviour”

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