H&M responded poorly when it was called out for not having black models in its images for stores in South Africa, and now it is rushing to apologize for the offense.
theGRIO REPORT - A photo published on the online magazine Buro 247 Monday was defended by its editor as 'a piece of art' while others have labeled it racist.
These new developments are certainly a departure for the Polo Ralph Lauren model, who also appears in the ad campaign for Monster headphones -- which he art directed himself.
OPINION - His Paris Fashion Week show is an example of cultural appropriation on par with the recent acts of Miley Cyrus, who many in the mainstream accused of using black women as props at the 2013 Video Music Awards...
OPINION - Far from being an 'angry black woman,' Campbell has positively revitalized her image in recent years...
theGRIO REPORT - It seems every that Fashion Week, a spate of articles comes out pointing out the dearth of black models on the runway.
Has outrage over the lack of diversity and racial insensitivity within the fashion industry reached its peak? If not, Thursday's New York Times article entitled "Fashion's Blind Spot" will certainly ring the alarm.