Iman, Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks have paved the way for ethnic models in fashion. While fair-skinned models flood the runways, these dark-skinned beauties prove that true beauty and talent transcends. Check out our list of the top black models in fashion!
No fashion list would be complete without international supermodel, Naomi Campbell. This long-legged beauty was born in London and was discovered at 15. In 1987, Naomi was the first black model to appear on the covers of British Vogue. Since then, she has appeared in campaigns for YSL, Prada, and Louis Vuitton. Naomi is well aware of her status as a role model. In a candid chat with Interview, shei stated, "I feel a responsibility, because I’ve been given so many opportunities, and I’d like to see other girls of color presented with those same opportunities." While the top model has been plagued with controversy and isn't exactly known for her model behavior, there is no denying that she is the queen of the runway.
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