Last year International supermodels Iman and Naomi Campbell called for an end to racism on the runway.
Book: I AM IMAN By photographer Annie Leibovitz “Iman’s Tribe of Beauties” Styled all by @kithebrewster shown for @vanityfair –Photo: @the_real_iman instagram
And while the number of diverse models increased on the runway slightly fashion week this year the industry still has a long way to go.
The lack of diversity has lead me to ponder how could we as a society change this? As a fashion merchandising graduate who holds an advance degree in media I’ve wondered if the industry wants to change on its own? Or if we as consumers of both fashion and media have to be the agents of change? Where and how to we start? I believe that it starts with us….so
For the entire month of December will are giving the gift of Model Beauty! If you are an aspiring black model or a recently signed model (less than one year under contract with an agency) you are eligible to submit your photo for a chance to be featured on #MODELHUEMONDAY on my instagram. This goal is to extend the mission from A Stylish Hue to celebrate hue, life, and style.
I want aspiring black models to know that you are celebrated for your beauty, your hair, and your body.
If you need help determining what types of photos we are looking for please check out our instagram.
To submit your photo please follow the guidelines below.
No Nude photos will be accepted
All entrants must be 18 years old
Be sure to tag your Make-up artist, photographer, and stylist
Disclaimer: Submission of photos do not guarantee feature nor does it guarantee contract from a third party agency. Photos are property of owners.