The industry just keeps giving! Gucci rocked our fashion world with the release of their Fall 2017 ad campaign starring all black models. Now Harper’s Bazaar is showing us more love as well as melanin magic. The Harper’s Bazaar April 2017 issue celebrates the beauty of diversity and stars 5 gorgeous black models. The mag states they are giving a fresh approach to fashion by embracing a world of beauty. We’re in!
Harper’s Bazaar Arabia April 2017 Issue Celebrates Beauty of Diversity With 5 Black Models
Okay dolls let’s get into the who, what and why. Harper’s Bazaar Arabia proudly took to social in order to reveal their cover stars. The magazine shared, “Harper’s Bazaar Arabia celebrates the beauty of diversity with Gucci for our April cover shoot. Starring Jourdana Elizabeth, Lameka Fox, Grace Mahary, Ajak Deng and Nykor Paul. The results are simply stunning.”
Amen to that. Plus, the message behind the cover and editorial shoot is nothing but inspirational. Katie Trotter, who served as the Creative Director for the April issue says, “What a pleasure to work with the most beautiful girls in the industry that smile from the inside out. To all the smart, powerful and beautiful women around the world we salute you! These girls could rule the world. Thank you for your spirit.”
Harper’s Bazaar Arabia April 2017 Issue
Beauty is not one sided or one shade. That is the overall theme that the magazine hopes to impress upon its readership. The more we come to appreciate each other the more united we will be.
Upon seeing this editorial actress Tracee Ellis Ross expressed that there was just so much beauty on the cover. Model Grace Mahary who stars in the issue’s cover story reacted to Tracee’s sentiments saying,
“Thank you Tracee Ellis Ross! I look up to you for so many reasons and here you go sealing exactly why: We are STRONGER together!”
It is definitely nice to see the conversation of diversity still being welcome to the table of beauty discussion. The Harper’s Bazaar April 2017 edition is breath-taking as you look upon a plethora shades slaying together. Moreover, the vibrant Gucci couture couples nicely with the editorial’s uplifting vibe. Fashion and beauty… our cups runneth over!
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