A reader sent us an email pointing out that Style.com has a post about the models on the Spring runways. "Diversity was the buzzword," » 10/27/08 12:20pm 10/27/08 12:20pm reads the copy. And indeed, there's Aminata Niaria from Senegal; Lakshmi Menon (seen on ); Liu Wen from China; and Philly's Sessilee Lopez. Four out of 10 are models or color.…

Fashion Week Runways Were Almost A Total Whitewash

When New York Fashion Week kicked off, we swore to monitor the diversity — or the lack of — on the runways. CFDA president Diane Von Furstenberg sent a letter to designers, model agencies and casting directors last month, encouraging them to create shows "that are truly multicultural." Well, the NY Daily News reports… » 2/11/08 12:00pm 2/11/08 12:00pm