Thursday, April 16, 2015

Where Are The Black Models At Sydney Fashion Week?

As Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week celebrates two decades of Australian fashion one thing is missing: Indigenous models on the catwalk.

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The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sydney turned it on for its 20th anniversary this week.

Models swished down runways showcasing the country's best designers, but Indigenous fashion commentators have criticised the festival for having a distinct lack of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander faces.

Model Samantha Harris

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