A Black Model Took A Step Forward To Make A Point About Diversity.
Deddeh Howard has put the internet on fire, Her photo-shot is going viral over the internet in few days. The photo series is called Black Mirror. She is a 27-year-old model, medical student and fashion blogger raised in Liberia but living in Los Angeles.
Deddeh Howard and her boyfriend Raffael Dickreuter think to recreate the photo-shots of some of the worlds most expensive brands. Like Victoria’s Secret, Dolce & Gabbana
With Black Mirror Deddeh wanted to share a message with black models that they are just as beautiful as anyone else, and can be the face of any brand.
She said she rarely found any black model featured in fashion magazines and brand photo shots. We are beautiful and should be treated same as other models.
Deddeh and her boyfriend worked really hard to match the photo-shot with the original shoots. They want to show the world how beautifully a black model can represent a brand.
Raffael Dickreuter said that it was not easy for us, As it took two months to find a similar motorcycle for the re-creation of the Guess advert. He said he is “very proud” of Deddeh and “thrilled” they managed to pull the project off.
Finding the right cloths and accessory was quite difficult.
The project Black Mirror only being live for a very short period of time. Both Deddah and Raffael has been overwhelming from the response. They were expecting feedback from the viewers but happen is totally unexpected for them.
People are calling Deddah their inspiration and giving lots of love to her work. Deddeh feels really amazing and hope that it would definitely put some good impact on the modeling industry and black models would get what they deserve.
Photo credits : Raffael Dickreuter
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