The global fashion industry is being pressed for change on multiple fronts. With most of the emphasis on size zero women, skin color is also an important topic.
“Skin colour matters a lot for women in India,” Nirupama Singh, an expert on the sociology of fashion told the Times. “Fairness is a very valuable thing here, looked on as desirable. The fashion world can be a big agent for change in this area.” via British Vogue
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