All posts tagged: diversity on the runway

FASHION MONTH: MFW FAVORITES

Why are MFW’s shows so long? Here’re my favorites!

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DIVERSITY: ARE WE GOING TO KEEP SEEING THIS TREND ON THE RUNWAY?

Diversity on the runway has always been an issue, especially in the past few years with the democratization of fashion shows via the internet, suddenly everyone was allowed to see in real time what went on in the tents and who walked which runway, and with that we were allowed to see how minorities were rarely represented on them, and so the conversation started, there weren’t enough color, asian, latin, native american, transgender, and so on women being cast as models for these shows, why were most modeling gigs given to white caucasian females? They even cast white women to represent women of color (Seriously!) And so the industry began catching up to diversity and realizing that in a globalized world everyone needs to feel included and represented, but it wasn’t enough (still according to the fashion spot the runways for the Fall 2016 shows were less than 25% diverse). La diversidad en las pasarelas siempre ha sido un problema y una controversia, especialmente en los últimos años con la democratización de los shows a …