models of color

We’ve been following model Jourdan Dunn for some time now, but when we saw her in Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2011 ads, we couldn’t took our eyes off the man sitting beside her. We did our research and found out he is French/Senegalese model Sacha M’Baye. The two models shot the ads on Brighton Beach in the […]

Up-and-coming model Joan Smalls was hand-selected to pose in high-end looks from Armani to Fendi for the February 2011 issue of Vogue Paris. The newly-named face of Estee Lauder looks great in everything. Photographed by Mario Sorrenti. SOURCE Joan Smalls Steals Spotlight In Crowded Gucci Spring 2011 Ads [PHOTOS] Black Model Joan Smalls Named Estee […]

Joan Smalls has landed an Estee Lauder contract, making her one of the few models of color to ever do so. And we called it! Back in April, we featured up-and-coming model Joan Smalls as a “Fresh Faces” feature, and told you to look out for her forthcoming success. FRESH FACES: Meet Model Joan Smalls […]

Sedene Blake shows us 8 ways to dress for the holidays in the December 2010 issue of Glamour magazine. Who says you have to be all tinseled and frill-ified at the holidays? It’s time for something much more sophisticated. Riff on these outfit ideas and you’ll be the chicest girl under the mistletoe. Italian Vogue […]

Jourdan Dunn shows us how to achieve the “sporty” look in the December 2010 issue of Vogue UK. Her American-inspired sportswear includes variety of shorts – denim, leather and sequined – paired against jersey tops, denim, leather and baseball jackets. “Bring performance separates and eye-catching sequins together, add a sporty sensibility, and reach for the […]

Supermodels star in H&M’s Holiday Collection for 2010. Celebrating loved ones and setting the tone for a cozy holiday season, H&M calls upon a couple unfamiliar faces to take the campaign to the next level. Liya Kebede (Ethiopia) and Waris Dirie (Somalia) pose together as friends, while Ghanaian sisters Kesewa and Adwoa Aboah share a […]

Blackface, despite all its negative connotation and proven degradation, has appeared on the pages of Numero magazine’s latest issue. But this isn’t the first time. Blackface has become the latest (and most disturbing) of all fashion editorial trends. If it meant never having to see it again, we’d willingly put our better judgment aside and […]

Jeneil Willams poses in faux-fur coats perfect for fall and winter for Bon International magazine #18 magazine.

She's the new fresh face of the New York Models agency. We've only seen her walk once at the Elite Model World Look Competition in 2008, but after viewing these photos, we believe she has a great career ahead of her.

New face Milan is featured in Marie Claire South Africa wearing designs from well known African Designers.

In the September 2010 issue of Vogue magazine, the “We Are The World” photo shoot aims to unite “people of the globe,” using models Joan Smalls, Jourdan Dunn, and Lais Ribeiro, among others. It was photographed by Steven Meisel for and styled by Edward Enninful. This is the same issue that Halle Berry is featured […]

It’s been said that dark-skinned girls have a hard time finding (and using) colorful make-up that compliments their skin. They then resort to simple tips and tactics, and very rarely delve into the use of bright hues. However, we came upon this photo shoot titled “Black Beauty.” Model Thula sports a colorful face in each […]