Model Diversity at London Fashion week 2013

In uni at the minute we’re doing a project on Diversity in the fashion industry and I feel that it’s opening my eyes to new ideas of what fashion in the future could be.  In the past 20 years we’ve seen the rise of the supermodel; ‘heroine chic’ and size zero, and more recently the use of plus size models on the catwalk.

nasir mazhar by lea colomboAt London Fashion Week this September Nasir Mazhar’s collection really caught my eye, not only for the designs/styling but the very diverse range of models.  The catwalks are still predominantly Caucasian, tall, skinny girls so I found Mazhar’s model line up really refreshing.

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The models look happy and confident, which I think should be promoted more in the industry: regardless of shape/race/age/class.

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