Why do we insist on lightening BAME women on the front cover of magazines?

Why do we insist on lightening BAME women on the front cover of magazines?

"The February issue of Vogue, for example, is a good indication of how fashion magazines treat diverse women; February is a month that magazines don’t tend to sell for several reasons. That is also the same month that they will put a Black cover star so that they look racially aware but they are doing nothing for the cause. This concept has never been proved and it is ridiculous that this is an accepted notion in the fashion world.”

British Fashion Council announces growth in fashion industry since 2009

British Fashion Council announces growth in fashion industry since 2009

£26 billion was pumped into the UK economy from the fashion industry according to researchers at Oxford Economics for the British Fashion Council. Consumer interest has risen in the past few years effectively boosting the worth of the fashion world, making it a rare growing industry in today’s unpredictable economy.