Bollywood Star Priyanka Chopra Is the First-Ever Indian 'Guess Girl'

Bollywood Star and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra will star in in the new Guess campaign, which will premiere in the December issues of Harper's Bazaar, Nylon, Paper, Marie Clare, Elle, and WSJ Magazine. Notably, she's the brand's first-ever Indian campaign model, which is a very heartening sign in an industry that… » 10/28/13 2:20pm 10/28/13 2:20pm

Jourdan Dunn Suggests That Some Designers Think Diversity Is a Trend

Racism on the Fashion Week runway is well-documented, and even though NYFW 2012 was the most diverse in ages, some shows still displayed a glaring lack of diversity. It’s a problem that everyone in and around the industry is (or should be by now) hyper-aware of. Maybe awareness is being raised, but, at the same time,… » 9/08/13 3:30pm 9/08/13 3:30pm

Prada Cast a Black Campaign Model for the First Time in 19 Years

Christy Turlington's inclusion in this fall's Prada campaign is the main focus of Women's Wear Daily's story on the new ads — but forgive us if we think the venerable trade is guilty in this instance of burying the lede. The real news here is that, for the first time since the fall of 1994, there's a black face of… » 6/28/13 4:00pm 6/28/13 4:00pm

World's Top Fashion Weeks Nearly 90% White

Kate Rushing, a contributor to StyleMinutes, a Web site devoted to fashion which also tracks models' appearances in runway shows, compiled data on the racial diversity of the big four fashion weeks. And in the season just ended, nearly nine out of ten models booked at New York, London, Milan and Paris fashion weeks… » 3/12/13 4:10pm 3/12/13 4:10pm