Why Balmain Did It Right (And Why High Fashion Should Follow Suit)by Dan Bennett
This year’s Cannes Film Festival has taken a very political turn and the press call for the project “Noire N’est Pas Mon Metier” a.k.a. “Black Is Not My Profession” was no different. The project, directed by Aïssa Maïga, is a multimedia documentary that highlights discrimination in the entertainment industry via personal stories from an ensemble […]
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If These Roots Could Talk: NYFWby Dan Bennett
Why does something that grows out of your head, need to be censored? Why is it a big deal? The big deal occurs when people of color are denied work because of it. When they are told that they should change their texture or style to fit in. When they are made to feel that being themselves […]
Attacking models doesn’t combat lack of diversityby Laura Cowen
Standing at 5ft 2 (on a good day), with a fairly “pronounced bust” and a bum that is very comfortable to sit on, I have been at peace with the fact that I am probably never going to be walking the runway at Fashion Week for quite a while now. That’s fine, but you can imagine […]