Is the Entrenched Dominance of White Fashion Models Ending?

The Observer UK reports that as Condé Nast prepares to launch GQ China and Vogue India increases its print run to 50,000 copies a month, the demand for a new face of fashion is in the works, one that will be transforming.

Model Padma LakshmiBody|Beauty|Culture Paula Karaiskos, of leading British model agency Storm Model Management, thinks that the distinct look provided by Asian models will ensure longevity and success. “The whole discussion about using more ethnic women in fashion has broadened the debate on models in fashion in general and designers are now looking for more discerning faces to front their campaigns.”

As Smart Sensuality women rise to fashion prominence, they will demand a more universal, multi-cultural look in fashion. Many of us believe the change is definitely in play and it’s not temporary.