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Balenciaga debuted its autumn/winter 2016 collection at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday 6 March, but not a single black model walked the runway. Some critics have put the reason for this exclusion down to the man new at the helm of the brand – Vetements head designer Demna Gvasalia, Balenciaga’s replacement for Alexander Wang. Journalist […]

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Since arriving onto the scene via the model-making machine that is America’s Next Top Model, 21-year-old Winnie Harlow could easily have taken every job that was offered. She certainly had her doubts that she’d ever make it as a model, until she met Canadian photographer Shannon Boodram, who inspired her to build her own profile […]

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No parent looks forward to the time they have to peel their child’s dummy off them and break the news it’s never coming back. With both patience and determination, mums and dads are having to think outside the box to find ways to convince their kids to give up the dummy. We asked our HuffPost UK […]

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An acid attack survivor has become the new spokesperson for a fashion brand, in a bid to change “the basic measurement of beauty”. Laxmi Saa, from Delhi, was just 15 when a 32-year-old man threw acid at her for rejecting his offer of marriage. Now 26, she has become one of India’s most outspoken advocates […]

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Vogue’s ‘Real Issue’ has received a mixed response, with some praising the move towards diversity, while others have taken umbrage at the use of the term “real”.  The November issue of British Vogue, which hits stands on Thursday 6 October, doesn’t feature a single professional model (that is, if you don’t count the reams of advertising). […]

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Josefa da Silva debuted her autumn/winter 2016 collection at the FTL Moda presentation as part of New York Fashion Week today, and it was a major step for diversity. The runway show included Madeline Stuart, the world’s most famous model with Down’s syndrome, alongside amputee models Rebekah Marine and Gianna Schiavone – who walked the […]

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Uniqlo’s first range of hijab and headscarves launches in the UK on Friday 18 March. The new collection of modest fashion has been created in collaboration with British-born artist and designer Hana Tajima. Originally launched in southeast Asia, the popularity of Uniqlo x Hana Tajima led to the spring/summer 2016 line being rolled out across the […]

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The Spring 2016 diversity report is in and the statistics are pretty depressing. According to the report compiled by The Fashion Spot, transgender models were “snubbed in this season’s fashion ad campaigns. “Not a single transgender model was featured,” they wrote. “A phenomenon we haven’t seen since Spring 2015.” The publication call the statistics a “heavily […]

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H&M is back with a badass new campaign for its autumn/winter 2016 collection. The brand’s ‘Ladylike’ video ad (above) sticks two fingers up at female stereotypes, aiming to redefine what society considers feminine. HM The campaign stars models Lauren Hutton and Adwoa Aboah, transgender actress and model Hari Nef, co-founder and chief creative officer of ‘Design […]

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Beyoncé has dropped the campaign for her new Formation World Tour merchandise, adding a new face to her line up of models. Jillian Mercado, who shot to fame after starring in a 2014 Diesel advert, showcases the pop star’s latest range – including a ‘I Twirl on Them Haters’ sweatshirt, a ‘Hot Sauce’ hat and […]

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