Stella Jean Speaks Out About Racism Within The Fashion Industry (Harpers Bazaar)


Stella Jean has spoken out about the racism she has witnessed when working as a black fashion designer in Italy. The Milan Fashion Week regular says that we have been given an opportunity at this unique moment in history to create significant change.

Jean has been presenting her collections in Milan for years, but chose in February to step off the schedule in favour of putting out a short film and photography project entitled Italians In Becoming, in which she highlighted multicultural Italy and 20 women of colour, who vocalised racist comments that had been directed at them.

She said that she decided not to show last season "since the situation was no longer acceptable".

The full article read on the Harpers Bazaar