Actually, it’s been here. Since May 2014, Lorde Inc, which is based in London, has been representing and advocating for the casting of models of many colors and ethnic backgrounds. In fact, besides being models, the only thing they have in common is that none of them are white.
Lorde Inc, with a current roster of 18, has it’s work cut out for them as the demand for models of color still isn’t that high–even in 2015.
Hopeful and determined, founder, 26-year old, Nafisa Kaptownwala credits “Selfi-culture” for helping to expand what we think is beautiful.
To read more on Lorde, Inc. check out their interview in The Guardian.