The Best And Worst Fashion Brands For Racial Diversity


Racial diversity is a hot topic in the fashion world. Many people are frustrated with the resitance to change among fashion's elite decision makers in the industry when it comes to accepting and celebrating non-white models.

We did a sweep of some of the top brand's latest runway shows in menswear to expose the best and worst when it comes to championing racial diversity in the fashion industry.

(The following statistics are based off observation of the brand's runway shows posted online. These numbers are not official since there is no way of knowing the actual heritage of the models.)

Fendi

Show: Spring/Summer 2017

29% non-white

Gucci

Show: Spring/Summer 2017

7% non-white

Dior

Show: Spring 2017

10% non-white

Comme Des Garcon

Show: Spring 2017

3% non-white

Ralph Lauren

Show: Fall 2016

9% non-white

Burberry

Show: Fall/Winter 2016-2017

25% non-white

Diesel

Show: Spring 2016

29% non-white

Prada

Show: Spring 2017

42% non-white

J. Crew

Show: Fall 2016

32% non-white

Banana Republic

Show: Fall 2016

25% non-white

Dries Van Noten

Show: Fall 2016

17% non-white

Dolce & Gabbana

Show: Fall/Winter 2016/2017

18% non-white

Hermes

Show: Spring 2016

18% non-white

Michael Kors

Show: Fall 2016

24% non-white