Tag: black supermodels

Supermodel Joan Smalls Commits Half Her Salary to Racial Justice—and Urges Others to Do Their Part Through Donate My Wage

Joan Smalls during Paris Fashion Week in January 2020.Photo: Lucas Barioulet (AFP via Getty Images) The fashion industry has long prided itself on making statements, but its recent response to outcries for racial justice has left much to be desired in the eyes of some of its most luminous members. The black boxes splashed across […]

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Icon x Icon: Naomi Campbell Is the 1st Global Face of Pat McGrath Labs

Naomi Campbell walks the runway of the Kenneth Ize show in Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on February 24, 2020, in Paris, France.Photo: Thierry Chesnot (Getty Images) It was just over 18 months ago that we were marveling at the fact that legendary beauty Naomi Campbell, then 48, had just scored the first beauty campaign […]

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Essence and Naomi Campbell Celebrate Their 50th Birthdays Together—With a Supermodel Self-Portrait

Image: Naomi Campbell (Essence Communications) Two paragons of black beauty turn 50 this month, and as much of the world continues to shelter-in-place, Essence magazine and Naomi Campbell are celebrating their joint milestone together—yet apart—as the soon-to-be 50-year-old supermodel provided a series of “self-portraits in isolation” for the magazine’s May/June special collector’s issue. Advertisement It […]

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No Filter With Naomi: Making the Most of the Moment, Naomi Campbell’s YouTube Channel Launches a Daily Series

Screenshot: Being Naomi (YouTube) Naomi tried to tell us…and if we’d listened, maybe we wouldn’t all be self-isolating right now. Some considered the legendary supermodel paranoid when she showed off her fastidiously protective in-flight pre-cleaning routine on her Being Naomi YouTube channel last July. Nine months later, the fashion icon, activist and philanthropist proved to […]

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