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Models Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson on Seeing Supermodel Iman Topless: ‘You Are Sculpted By God!’

Seven Pounds actress Rosario Dawson has a confession to make: she was floored after seeing a girl topless.

But this girl wasn’t any girl, she was supermodel Iman of David Bowie fame.

“I did a photo shoot for her, and she suddenly took off her T-shirt to change into another and I was like, ‘Damn!'” the 29-year-old actress told Playboy. “She was so beautiful, elegant, classy and timeless, and there was something really exotic about it.”

“Very few human beings have been that sexy and desirable,” Dawson added. “I wanted to say, ‘You are sculpted by God.’ I was like, wow.”

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Fashion Models Race Matters

Carlos Campos Announces All-Black Lineup For Runway Show

Even though Diddy did it for his fall 2008 Sean John collection and Dsquared2 followed suit with a mostly non-white runway show, it still makes headlines when a designer chooses to go exclusively black.

Menswear designer Carlos Campos sent out a press release announcing he will be using an all-black cast of models for his first womenswear runway show at the Altman building on Monday during Fashion Week.

The release describes Campos’s collection as “jet set rockstar — think David Bowie and Iman on holiday in the South of France.” Iman is also credited as inspiring the all-black casting.

The New York Observer poses the obvious question “…should we interpret Mr. Campos’s show as having diversity for the sake of diversity, or just a publicity stunt?” And considering the recent succes of Italian Vogue‘s black issue, Blindie is wondering the same thing.

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