Minority Report, Vol.3

Long gone are the days of Claudia, Cindy, Linda and George Michael videos…unfortunately, nowadays the runways are not only nameless–they are colorless too. And since we have no time for the Ebony Fashion Fair (no diss, just busy!), we created The Minority Report to be used so when you actually see a minority on the runway, you know their name! For our third edition–we give you two Parlour favorites reppin’ Jamaica and Kenya with a NY legend in the mix.

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Jaunel McKenzie

Status: Hot Girl
Origin: Jamaica
Age: 21
Agency: Pulse / Women
Parlour Note: She’s been grinding at the top for a while now, but the reason why we really love her is she because isn’t afraid to go toe-to-toe when necessary.

Recent & Notable Shows
Duro Olowu
Oscar de la Renta
3.1 Phillip Lim
Tuleh
Luca Luca
Max Mara
Richard Chai
Chaiken

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Ajuma Nasenyana

Status: Hot Girl
Origin: Kenya
Age: 24
Agency: Ford
Parlour Note: Her look is beyond striking, and she channels one of our patron saints, Grace Jones, whenever she hits the runway.

Recent & Notable Shows
Charles Nolan
Martin Grant
MCQ
Sue Stemp
Y-3
Diane Von Furstenberg
Vivienne Westwood

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Status: Legend
Origin: US
Age: 50+
Parlour Note: Pat is a runway legend with a walk to DIE for. Born in NY in the late 50’s, she was discovered by Vogue’s Carrie Donovan while riding the subway. At 21, she moved to Paris to model for just about everyone you can name, returning to the US in 1974. She became one of the world’s most notable faces, gracing major magazine covers and donning the catwalk with her signature style. She made a famed return to the runway in 2003 to walk for her old friends Stephen Burrows, Bill Blass and Gattinoni. Her daughter, Anna van Ravenstein made her modeling debut that same year, walking for Chanel. She is a living icon! Check out her style below.

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Photo Sources: Imaxtree, Style.com, Nymag.com

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