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African models, designers promote peace in Kenya

NAIROBI, May 25 (Reuters) – Scores of top African designers and models held a show in Nairobi National Park at the weekend to raise money for victims of Kenya’s post-election violence and show a different face to their continent.The “Fashion for Peace” event drew mainly West and East African models onto a catwalk in a …

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Is the Catwalk too White?

An “emergency summit” will take place next year in London to tackle the “blatant racism” that resides in the fashion industry, and in particular, the dearth of black models gracing the catwalks of international fashion shows. Dee Doocey, former managing director of an international fashion company and now a British Liberal Democrat spokesperson who is …