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#PYNKBeauty: 15 Brown Models That You Should Know

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Sasha and Sable Boykin

In 2016, fashion has finally made room for some more diversity in editorial and runway and here are some of our favorite brown faces that you should get familiar with. A few months ago Sudanese model, Nykhor Paul took her feelings to Instagram when she pinned an open letter to the fashion industry about being unapologetically black. Her complaint was that there aren’t enough makeup options for darker skinned girls, which is equally offensive, unfair, and frankly unreasonable for this multi-billion dollar industry.

The famed model grew tired of being scrutinized and limited due to her skin tone, but this is not the only issue comprised by the industry. Lack of diversity in editorial and runway has been an ongoing problem for quite some time and although we still have many strides to go, we are currently seeing some more brown faces in fashion. Scroll through the pages to see 15 very important brown bombshells that have been taking over fashion, one spread at a time.

Photo Credit(s): Instagram

Sasha and Sable Boykin

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