Deddeh Howard is a Liberian-born model based in LA, and she's hoping to raise awareness about the lack of diversity in the modelling industry with her new photo-project called Black Mirror. In it she recreates some of the world's biggest fashion campaigns by taking the places of major modelling stars such as Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss and Gisele Bundchen.


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"I would walk into various fashion model agencies and I would immediately be compared to that one or two black model that they had on the roster," she writes on her website. "Even though I was told by those agencies that I have an amazing look and wish they could represent me, they already have a black model. Besides having an abundance of white models. It seemed as if one or two black models on the roster are enough to represent us all.

"For this project I decided to re-shoot several of the inspiring and famous campaigns out there and try to show what they could look like with a black model. Why can’t the big brands not embrace our diversity more and give all of us visibility? With this Black Mirror project I hope to show the world that it is time for all of us being seen."

More info: Deddeh Howard | Instagram (h/t)

#1 Chanel

Chanel

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Meagan Collette 5 months ago

Love this! Love your look

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#2 Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret

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Johhn3443234523 5 months ago

And again someone see racism in next place. If you want equality we need in fashion models: 10% - chinese, 10% - india, 15% - arab, 50% - men, 20% - blonds, 40% - elderly people etc.

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#3 David Yurman

David Yurman

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Marcos Zamarripa 5 months ago

I love the 2nd one, perfect monochrome photo.

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#4 Vivara

Vivara

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Jane Cahane 5 months ago

The black model is soooo much more sexier

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#5 Guess

Guess

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Creeper_Girl 5 months ago

Don't hate, but I like the 1st better, but that's my opinion

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#6 Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein

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Kirsten Lee 5 months ago

don't hate but more like the second one is the original sexy

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#7 Gucci

Gucci

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AcousticGString 5 months ago

Chick on the left looks like she needs a hamburger!

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#8 Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

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blomgren182 5 months ago

Martin Luther king topic again. Honestly black /white/yellow/ whatever colour in the rainbow you are and can be beautiful

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#9 Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton

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Caitlyn McCracken 5 months ago

I legitimately just hate this ad. "let's all grab our Louis in our bare feet and go for a bike ride!" I don't care who is riding that bike, I am still not sold on that bag hahah

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