Brazilian Bombshells Take the Sunniest Selfies | W Magazine | Women's Fashion & Celebrity News
In February, the Brazilian fashion industry made global headlines. Donata Meirelles , then fashion director at Vogue Brazil, was celebrating her 50th birthday in the predominantly black city of Salvador, Bahia. During the celebration, journalist Fabio Bernardo snapped a photo of Meirelles, who is white, sitting in a traditional throne-like chair flanked by two baianas Afro-Brazilian women wearing white lace gowns and headpieces , which he then shared on Instagram. Mexico accuses Carolina Herrera fashion house of cultural appropriation. To many who saw the post which has since been deleted , the scene evoked colonial Brazil, when white elites ruled over black slaves.
Followers: Instagram — 9. The supermodel has lucrative contracts with brands including Chanel, Carolina Herrera and Under Armour. Followers: Instagram — 7.
All rights reserved. It was, as is so often the case in the beauty business, a global production. Wek, with her velvety ebony skin and mere whisper of an Afro, was posed in front of a stark, white screen. Her simple, white Giorgio Armani blazer almost disappeared into the background. Wek, however, was intensely present.