• Black Women Want To Design A Better Backstage

    1 month ago - By Refinery29

    The runway is basked in a soft glow as celebrities and guests take their seats among the uniform rows of chairs. A soft, steady beat pulsates over the speakers as the crowd eagerly anticipates the first look. But behind the thick black curtains, a much different Fashion Week story unfolds. Makeup artists, hairstylists, and manicurists - all dressed in black and wielding lipstick and brushes - frantically run from model to model as a cloud of hairspray fills the room.
    In the centre of the chaos is a young Black assistant, who is braiding and blow-drying a model's hair as quickly as her...
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