Black Girls Rock: Vogue Japan’s September Issue is an all-black girl affair


5 black girls;Mayowa Nicholas, Shanelle NyasiaseAmar Akway and Aliet Sarah on the cover of Vogue Japan is a big deal, we can’t even believe it happened.

Mayowa Nicholas

The models who are all of African descent and heritage are a breath of fresh air in the fashion industry which is predominantly white and racist.

Mayowa Nicholas

For the September Issue which is also the biggest issue and best-selling for most publications, the 5 ladies are joined by model Kai Geber wearing couture from Yves Saint Laurent and Bottega Venta.

Shanelle Nyasiase, Amar Akway

The special covers were photographed by fashion photographers, Luigi & Iango before most of the world went into lockdown.

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A bold statement for diversity and inclusion, the various covers have the words “Now Is The Time” boldly written in front.

Amar Akway
Shanelle Nyasiase
Aliet Sarah

Amar Akway
Mayowa Nicholas

Check out the all the black girls and their covers stories on

Photo: @luigiandiango
Styling: @annadellorusso
Hair: @luigimurenu
Makeup: @tompecheux using @yslbeauty
Manicure: @beatrice_eni
Casting: @pg_dmcasting for DM Casting at @exposureny



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