At New York Fashion Week 2011, the world was introduced to a crop of impossibly gorgeous Black models, from superstars like Joan Smalls (left) to stunning newcomers like R'el Dade. Here are our picks for the top catwalk queens of the week.
Ajak Deng, Jeremy Scott
At Jeremy Scott’s show, all eyes were on Sudanese rising star Ajak Deng. With her deep mocha complexion, pillowy lips and beyond-chic short natural, Deng is one of 2011’s most buzzed-about models!