Is the Fashion Industry Racist…?

…according to Balance Diversity, Iman and Naomi Campbell, yes.

Balance Diversity is an organization that monitors the world’s high profile fashion shows to ensure that there is racial and ethnic diversity on the runway.  And if there isn’t, Balance Diversity will speak up.

In fact, earlier this month Balance Diversity wrote open letters to the Council of Fashion Designers of America, The British Fashion Council, the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiano and Federation francaise de la Couture identifying specific designers that are shown at the New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks which are notorious for not employing diverse models.  It will be interesting to see whether runways will start to reflect reality.

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