Tuesday, September 28, 2010

18.2% of Fashion Week modeling opportunities went to models of color

"Is New York Fashion Week plateauing at around 82% white, no matter how much advocacy or consciousness-raising gets done, or how many trend pieces get written about this issue? Will it ever become unacceptable to put on a fashion show in a thoroughly multi-racial city like New York and not hire a single model of color? Will it ever become unacceptable to blame that choice on an alleged "creative vision"? As long as these questions remain, we'll continue to ask them, time and time again, and look for answers in seasons to come." Excerpt from Jezebel.com

Read more: http://jezebel.com/5646398/fashion-week-diversity-by-the-numbers#ixzz10q7U6YZM

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