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Spring 2017 Runway Diversity Report: Just Over 25% Were Models of Color

Though Kanye West’s Spring 2017 Yeezy show was widely panned for the way it subjected street-casted models to hours of intense heat to the point of passing out, it still achieved the distinction of being the most racially diverse runway at all of fashion month. Ninety-seven percent of West’s cast was comprised of models of color, followed by shows from Kimora Lee Simmons (82%) and Ashish (75%).
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