Bethann Hardison On The State Of The Black Model

When New York Fashion Week ended on February 19th, the style set immediately began debating whether or not it was a positive season for Black models. The percentage of models of color on the catwalks was uncomfortably low (in fact, numbers were lower than last season), but Fall 2010 wasn't the bleak "blackout" of seasons past. Here, we asked Bethann Hardison--the legendary model, muse, agent and veritable fashion griot--for her take on the state of Black model. Check out Bethann's picks for the top runway stars of Fashion Week. Read More: Video: Are You the Next Essence Next 'It Girl?'Jourdan Dunn's Comeback at London Fashion WeekModel Behavior: Arlenis Sosa


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