International supermodel dating in the dark

Blair is pictured here, second from the right, at a reunion of the models from the infamous Models of Versailles event in 2011 at the Metropolitan Museum.The original event, in 1974, featured a number of African- and Asian-American models in a fashion "walk-off" with high-profile French models.While Prada’s runways still aren’t winning any prizes for diversity, Bruna’s appearance in its campaign is a clear indicator that fashion is moving further and further away from the racial boundaries that have limited the scope and impact of the industry during the past century.MORE: Models Are Getting So Skinny That Editors Are Doing WHAT?! The Jamaican singer, actress, and model was one of the first black women in the business, where she modeled in Paris for designers like Yves Saint Laurent and Kenzo, before appearing on numerous magazine covers.

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Here, Hardison is pictured attending the Hearts of Gold Gala in New York City, November 2013.MORE: 7 New Runway Models You Should Know And—while women of color are still outnumbered by Caucasian women on the runway—the number of high-profile black models is ever-increasing.Just this past month, African-French model Cindy Bruna appeared in an advertising campaign for Prada, just the third black woman ever to do so.Here she is at a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" in New York in 2013. Blair had a cult moment in the late '70s and early '80s, walking in shows for the likes of YSL, Christian Dior, and Calvin Klein.She's pictured here in 1980, at a show for Michael Vollbracht.