models of color

Model David Agbodji channels Grace Jones in the latest issue of Numero Homme magazine. We’ve had our eye on Agbodji for almost a year now – and for good reason. Back in January, we did a profile piece on him (EYE CANDY: David Agbodji) and now he is ranked the #6 male model of the […]

Jeneil Willams poses in faux-fur coats perfect for fall and winter for Bon International magazine #18 magazine. The Jamaican-born model was photographed by Ben Weller and styled by Marcus Soder. We knew she’d do well. We featured in our Fresh Faces feature back in May: FRESH FACES: Meet Model Jeneil Williams 5 Camel-Colored Coats For […]

Whenever we get the opportunity, HB likes to profile any and all fresh-faced models of color who are on the rise – the ones who will soon claim the spots once held by Tyra Banks and Tyson Beckford. We’ve been following the careers of Rose Cordero, Chanel Iman, Sessilee Lopez, Jourdan Dunn, and Arlenis Sosa […]

Supermodel Liya Kebede and model on the rise Joan Smalls (one of our former Fresh Faces features) are covering the second issue of i-D’s 30th anniversary trilogy, titled “Define Yourself.” i-D had to say: “[They are] ladies we think are worth shouting from the rooftops about. A time to think different, rock the boat and […]

Naomi Campbell, Iman and Liya Kebede cover the 40th Anniversary Issue of Essence magazine. The issue celebrates 40 fierce and fabulous women — including Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, Serena Williams, Vanessa L. Williams and many more — who have fearlessly given voice to our dreams and paved the way for dreamers to follow. Love it! […]

Arlenis Sosa is the latest model to join the Lancôme family. The 21-year-old signed with the company back in 2008 but the photos of her campaign have just surfaced. This year, Sosa became the face of their “Teint Idole” line of foundations. Arlenis’ ad campaign for the brand was shot by famed photographer Mario Testino […]

We’re still giving props to VOGUE Italia for continuing to feature a bevy of black models within their pages. Italian Vogue Launches Web Pages For Black & Curvy Women Now, VOGUE Russia has jumped on board as well, and has featured four up-and-coming models of color in their July 2010 issue – Reina Montero, Jeneil […]

We’re still giving props to VOGUE Italia for continuing to feature a bevy of black models within their pages. Italian Vogue Launches Web Pages For Black & Curvy Women And they’ve done it again! Captured by Greg Lotus, models Sedene Blake and Ayan Elmi rock vintage swimsuits and spend a day of fun and relaxation […]

Supermodel Sessilee Lopez encourages us to wear white all over, all summer. Will you be rocking this trend? EXCLUSIVE: Supermodel Sessilee Lopez Gets Greased Up! (VIDEO) Actress Regina Hall Goes Nude For Allure Magazine PYT: Black Models Cover i-D Magazine!! GALLERY: Chanel Iman Dresses For Spring In ALLURE