Here's the First Plus-Sized Show in the History of Fashion Week
Eden Miller presented the Spring/Summer 2014 collection for her clothing line Cabiria last week. This small designer wouldn’t necessarily be the subject of much talk, except that her line was the first to show at New York Fashion Week that featured clothing exclusively for plus-sized women.
Iman and Naomi Campbell Fight Back Against Racism on the Runway
In what GMA is calling an “unprecedented” move, supermodels Iman, Naomi Campbell and Bethann Hardison are going after racism on the runway and publicly calling out the designers who fail to hire a diverse cast of models. While it’s not actually unprecedented — Jezebel’s own Jenna Sauers and Dodai Stewart have been calling out the fashion world on its whitewashing since 2008 — their actions and outspokeness could have a profound and positive impact, especially considering that Iman and Naomi Campbell are two of the most powerful, high profile models in the business.