Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Fashion Rio Verão

18-year old model from Rio sets a record on the catwalks at Fashion Rio


Note from BW of Brazil: As this blog has highlighted several times over the past several months, black models are regularly under-represented in Brazil’s top fashion shows such as Fashion … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fashion Rio’s invisible black model and the battle over quotas


Scarcity of black models at Fashion Rio reopens debate on quotas As I mentioned in an article a few days ago, all eyes were on the Fashion Rio Verão 2011 … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · Leave a comment