Here's Proof That Natural Hair Is Taking Over The Runway

We're more than halfway through Fashion Month, but there's still plenty of beautiful moments to take in. As the fashion glitterati flock to London, Milan and Paris for more shows, our eyes will be fixed on the brown beauties walking the runway. Although diversity issues are far from being solved, perusing NYFW was a reminder that there is light at the end of the tunnel. There are a slew of black women taking over the biggest shows without having to compromise their beautiful natural hair. Prepare to fall in love with these model manes.  

Nikki Brown Sep, 21, 2016

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We could barely keep up with Selena Forrest during New York Fashion Week. She's quickly becoming a household name within the fashion industry, thanks to her undeniable beauty and gorgeous mane. 

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Selena Forrest shines during the Altuzarra Spring 2017 runway show. 

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Selena Forrest walks the Simone Rocha Spring 2017 runway during London Fashion Week. 

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Selena wears her natural tresses for the J.W. Anderson Spring 2017 show during London Fashion Week. 

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Imaan Hammam is a runway regular. She's walked shows for almost every legendary designer and always keeps her voluminous curls in tact. Watching this 19 year old catwalk her way to the top has been a thrill. 

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Imaan Hammam sports a curly updo for Oday Shakar's Spring 2017 New York Fashion Week show. 

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Imaan Hammam strikes a curly girl pose before walking Brandon Maxwell's Spring 2017 New York Fashion Week show. 

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The 25 year old California native has been walking runways for well over six years. Her lengthy locks are typically fashioned to be straight or wavy. Either way, we love watching her strut for countless fashion houses. 

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Jasmine Tookes walks the Carolina Herrera runway during New York Fashion Week's Spring 2017 season. 

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Jasmine Tookes flaunts a bone straight mane during the Oscar de la Renta Ready to Wear Spring 2017 runway show. 

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Farhiya Shire consistently slays the runway with her free-flowing curls. However, don't be mistaken: this model is also the ultimate hair chameleon who loves to switch up her style. 

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Farhiya Shire slays the Custo Barcelona runway during New York Fashion Week's Spring 2017 season. 

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Farhiya Shire models a stylish hair accessory for the Brooks Brothers Women Spring 2017 presentation. 

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Crystal Noreiga strikes a pose before the Lela Rose Spring 2017 New York Fashion Week. 

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Trinidadian beauty Crystal Noreiga walked more than eight shows for New York Fashion Week and wore her natural curls for all of them. And why shouldn't she? Her hair is absolutely beautiful. 

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Crystal's natural curls steal the spotlight at Phillip Lim's Spring 2017 show. 

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We spotted Ysaunny's short, blonde coif at several New York Fashion Week shows. She's got a quiet confidence that speaks volumes whenever she walks the runway. 

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Ysaunny Brito struts down the DKNY Spring 2017 runway during New York Fashion Week. 

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Ysuanny blocks the haters while walking Michael Kors' Spring 2017 NYFW runway. 

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Brown beauty Aneita Moore always makes a statement with her short, textured cut. We love watching her runway journey. 

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Aneita Moore walks the Naeem Khan during New York Fashion Week's Spring 2017 season. 

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Aneita Moore prepares to walk the Tome runway during New York Fashion Week's Spring 2017 season. 

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Ever since Herieth did the big chop, she's become a runway favorite. It's encouraging to see this beauty embrace her natural texture during Fashion Month. 

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Herieth strikes a gorgeous pose before the Brandon Maxwell Spring 2017 show. 

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Herieth is a standout at the Tadashi Shoji Ready to Wear Spring 2017 show. 

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Binx, who is no longer a runway newbie, has always embraced her natural curls on and off duty. 

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Binx Walton walks the runway at Boss Womenswear's Spring 2017 show. 

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Binx slays the Altuzarra Ready to Wear Spring 2017 show. 

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