Color on the Cover: Chanel Iman Appears on Time Magazine’s Style & Design Issue
Blindie’s assuming that this Italian Vogue thing is really catching on, as model Chanel Iman is featured on Time Magazine‘s Style & Design Issue.
In the issue, the magazine explores the recent trend of using black models, but argues that the industry “has often cycled through ethnicities,” noting its use of black models in the 70s, Brazilians in the 90s, and Russians & East Europeans most recently.
“White faces, however, have always been in vogue—not surprising, given that most of the decision makers in the industry are white,” the magazine observes.
Here’s to Chanel Iman’s small, yet necessary victories!