While buying fashion magazines seems to be going out of ~vogue~ if sales figures are anything to by, nothing quite beats the prestige of being the cover star of a glossy magazine.
That’s why representation and diversity are so damn important.
According to The Fashion Spot, 2016 was the year that a growing number of people of colour graced the covers of major fashion magazines. Great news!
But how many, exactly? Just 29 percent. In other words, not nearly enough.
Of 679 cover models across 48 top international fashion publications surveyed, 29 percent of them were women of colour, an increase of 6.2 per cent from 2015’s results. Read more…