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Between The Catwalk And The Consumer: Fashion’s Growing Diversity Gap
LONDON, United Kingdom — Bethann Hardison remembers the days when, before every New York Fashion Week, “Casting directors
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For True Diversity In Fashion, We've 'Gotta Keep Calling People Out'
The movement continues.
STYLE & BEAUTY
Bethann Hardison Strips Down For StyleLikeU And Reveals Her Greatest Accomplishment
Hardison is a fashion icon, so watching her strip down to her underwear while talking about her storied career is nothing
STYLE & BEAUTY
Bethann Hardison Explains Why Her Fashion Activism Was Not Chosen
Bethann Hardison 's activism started way before she penned a few letters in 2013 to companies apart of the fashion industry calling out how mainstream designers' lack of diversity on the runway is an "act of racism."
STYLE & BEAUTY
Diane Von Furstenberg Urges Designers To Promote Health And Diversity At New York Fashion Week
As we approach New York Fashion Week, let’s remember that beauty is health and health is beauty. It is also important to
Bethann Hardison Feted At Fab Party Thrown By Iman, Naomi Campbell & Tyson Beckford
DooBop.com co-founder, Jodie Patterson and Elaine Welteroth Bethann with supermodel Joan Smalls June Ambrose, Iman and Naomi
Tyson Beckford Calls Fashion 'The Most Racist Business Out Right Now' (VIDEO)
"Out of all the industries I find -- me personally and I think that a lot of people will agree with me -- that fashion is
Bethann Hardison's Cause: More Diversity In Fashion
Bethann Hardison, the fashion industry gadfly, has adopted a slogan: “Activism needs to remain active.” Her cause is the
CFDA Awards Give Nods To Big Names In Black Fashion: Bethann Hardison, Public School & Hood By Air
The nominees and honorees for the 2014 CFDA Awards have been announced, and we're thrilled to see some of our favorite black
On the "A" w/Souleo: Black Fashion Designers Need Help Too
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From black fashion designers to everyday people dealing with identity politics, the fight goes on.
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Diversity On The Runway Is Slightly Better, But It's Still Super White (INFOGRAPHIC)
To that point, there were a few shows this past New York Fashion Week that failed to use any models of color -- like Tocca
Bethann Hardison Continues Push For Racial Diversity On The Runway, Sends New Letter
Here is a breakdown of New York Fashion Week's numbers in the letter: "I'm looking forward to seeing what happens -- I'm
Dasha Zhukova Sits On A 'Black Woman' Chair In Editorial
The online magazine Buro 247 has published a story about Dasha Zhukova, the Russian editor-in-chief of Garage magazine, which shows the editrix perched atop a chair designed to look like a half-naked black woman. Ugh.
Garage Magazine Editor-In-Chief Dasha Zhukova Sits On A 'Black Woman' Chair In Shocking Editorial (UPDATE)
What do you think of Buro 247's editorial? Is it racist or just art? Tell us in the comments section below. The chair pictured
Black Fashion Insiders: Racism In The Industry Is 'A Slap In The Face'
Marc is joined by a panel of fashion insiders to discuss the issue of racism in the fashion industry.
Black Models On The Rise, But White Models Still Dominate New York Fashion Week Runway
It could have been the industry's response to the Diversity Coalition's highly publicized campaign for more black models
CFDA And Bethann Hardison To Discuss Diversity And Accusations Of Racism On The Runway
The WWD reports that Steven Kolb, CEO of CFDA, and Diane von Furstenberg, fashion designer and President of CFDA, are planning
Iman Says There Were More Black Models On The Runway In The 70's Than Today (VIDEO)
Check out the clip above for Iman’s comments on "Good Morning America" and let us know if you agree with her in the comments
Iman Talks Racism On The Runway
Iman talks racism on the runway with Naomi Campbell and Bethann Hardison
Fashion Designers Accused Of Racism In Letter
The CFDA’s Steven Kolb told WWD that he discussed the letter with the group’s president, Diane von Furstenberg, and that
Robin Givhan Weighs In On Fashion's Diversity Problem And Bethann Hardison's Plan Of Attack
We get it. Forcing or shaming designers into using black models rather than them doing it out of the kindness of their hearts
Fashion's Race Problem: Is Boycotting, Shaming And Black Twitter The Solution?
"Black Twitter is a force," Davis told The Huffington Post. "I feel like Iman and Bethann could really get folks going after
Supermodels and True Beauty: A Conversation With Timothy Greenfield-Sanders of HBO's 'About Face'
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Was the rise of the supermodel a sign of female empowerment or female objectification?
Versailles Models Of 1973 Documentary In Production: Deborah Draper, Producer, Talks About The Project (PHOTOS)
Draper has produced long format commercials and 30-minute TV specials for work--but this will be her first time directing
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