EYE: Debra Shaw + Mowalola Ogunlesi Talk Blackness In Fashion Industry For Dazed Magazine SS2019

Debra Shaw wears Mowalolo Ogunlesi in images by Campbell Addy for Dazed Magazine SS2019

Debra Shaw wears Mowalolo Ogunlesi in images by Campbell Addy for Dazed Magazine SS2019

Model icon Debra Shaw is styled by Emma Wyman in ‘Debra Shaw: Deliverance, lensed by Campbell Addy for Dazed Magazine Spring/Summer 2019. / Hair by Tomohiro Ohashi; makeup by Ammy Drammeh

Shaw wears designs by British-Nigerian breakout designer Mowalola Ogunlesi, who also conducts the interview.

Philadelphia-born, New Jersey-raised Shaw reflects on her Alexander McQueen AW96 Dante show walk, where she stuck out her tongue directly to the audience. Shaw was wearing a gothic mask emblazoned with a crucifix. Her Spring 1997 McQueen appearance was even more memorable.

Dazed Magazine SS 2019 'The Meaning of Cult' Issue Delivers Alek, Debra, Guinevere, Jamie +

Alek Wek by Tyler Mitchell, Debra Shaw by Campbell Addy, Guinevere Van Seenus by Tom Johnson, Jamie Bochert by Letty Schmiterlow

Alek Wek by Tyler Mitchell, Debra Shaw by Campbell Addy, Guinevere Van Seenus by Tom Johnson, Jamie Bochert by Letty Schmiterlow

Dazed Magazine SS 2019 'The Meaning of Cult' Issue Delivers Alek, Debra, Guinevere, Jamie +

Dazed Magazine’s Spring/Summer 2019 ‘The Meaning of Cult’ issue delivers nine covers and four digital covers (Sasha Pivovarova is duplicated). The cult muses include Alek Wek, Debra Shaw, Guinevere Van Seenus, Jamie Bochert, Karen Elson, Lara Stone, Mariacarla Boscono, Sasha Pivovarova and Saskia de Brauw.

Photographers Campbell Addy, Lea Colombo, Letty Schmiterlow, Tyler Mitchell, and Tom Johnson debut as first-time Dazed covers contributors. Regulars include Angelo Pennetta, Brianna Capozzi, and Charlotte Wales.

Karen Elson by Lea Colombo, Kirsten Owen by Casper Sejersen, Lara Stone by Briana Capozzi, Mariacarla Boscono by Charlotte Wales

Karen Elson by Lea Colombo, Kirsten Owen by Casper Sejersen, Lara Stone by Briana Capozzi, Mariacarla Boscono by Charlotte Wales

Querelle Jansen by Julien Martinez Leclerc, Sasha Pivovarova by Ben Toms, Saskia de Brauw by Angelo Pennetta, Tasha Tilberg by Suffo Moncloa

Querelle Jansen by Julien Martinez Leclerc, Sasha Pivovarova by Ben Toms, Saskia de Brauw by Angelo Pennetta, Tasha Tilberg by Suffo Moncloa

Debra Shaw Is Art Gallery Beauty Lensed By Joseph Molines For Vogue Ukraine January 2019

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Iconic model Debra Shaw is styled by Ray Tetauira in a passionate colors, modern-art fashion statement. Photographer Joseph Molines is in the studio for Vogue Ukraine January 2019./ Hair by Shuhei Nishimura; makeup by Lauren Bos

Debra Shaw Is Lensed By Dan Beleiu In Sublime 'New Luxury' Images For Vogue Portugal May 2018

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Debra Shaw, 41, is styled by Jan Kralicek in wow images by Dan Beleiu. The entire team operates on steroids -- better yet an ancient, ancestral vision that gains clarity on peyote -- in this stupendous cover story for Vogue Portugal's May 2018 issue. / Makeup by Katerina Brans; hair by Hikage Yumiko

Vogue Italia profiled Shaw, who has a history as a successful runway model, in March 2010, writing "Shaw always wanted to be a fashion designer, but became instead one of the best-known top models of the 90s, a muse and friend of  John Galliano. Now she lives in Paris, where she is a successful fashion consultant."

Vogue Italia also shared a 1997 Peter Lindberg editorial with black beauties in a large couture spread.  Staggering away from the beauty of this Vogue Portugal editorial, we'll be taking an in-depth look at Debra Shaw. 

Gifted photographer Dan Beleiu is based in Berlin.