Here are 8 black models who changed the narrative of the fashion world

Dollita Okine June 19, 2023
Naomi Campbell at the 2017 LACMA Art + Film Gala held at the LACMA in Los Angeles, USA on November 4, 2017. Shutterstock -- 752638819

The global modeling industry has seen quite a number of strong characters of both African and African-American descent in recent decades. Though the gatekeepers of the fashion industry were not always welcoming to black-skinned models, these pioneers found a way to show their worth and create opportunities for others to walk the path.

These well-known models used their beauty and uniqueness to advocate issues and represent strong campaigns.

In recognition of the strength and resilience of these icons, here are eight Black models who changed the narrative in the fashion world.

Last Edited by:Sandra Appiah Updated: June 19, 2023


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