NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10:  Models walk the runway for the Chromat collection during, New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 3, Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 10, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Chromat)

A model of colour appeared in every runway show at New York Fashion Week 

During New York Fashion Week, which ran from February 6 – 16, 2017, every runway show featured a model of colour, according to a report by The Fashion Spot.

This is said to be the first time it’s ever happened.

The Fashion Spot examined 116 major New York shows — which included 2.700 runway appearances, and found that 31.5% of models were non-white.

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