Couture Paris Fashion Week is underway and despite the incessant talk around diversity in fashion, only a handful of black faces are actually making their way onto the catwalk. While we have a long way to go, any sign of progress is a notoriously white-washed industry should be acknowledged. We highlight five of the beautiful models of color hand-picked to participate in one of the most important weeks in fashion. Get familiar!

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