Though America stands poised for its first black president in history, the fashion world descending on Paris for this week's couture-show summit will be treated yet again to a "white-out on the catwalks. Aftr d emeregence 30 years back of black faces on catwalks - thanks largely to recently demised French couture giant Yves Saint Laurent- fashion in d first decade of the 21st century has turned relentless white. The modelling agency was contacted for black girls for their next show but there simply arent any said a fashion designer Mario Lefranc. Designers continue to black out black models
I always wondered how people liked the black beauties, here in India we are crazy about the fair skin. Then a friend explained that since in the US nearly 1/3rd population is black the black beauties are accepted, also initially their rates used to be very low. Now that they are commanding their rates modelling agencies must have given it a thought to switch to the lighter colour.