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Founder's Letter: The Problem With Naomi Campbell's Response To The PLT Backlash

Whew, what a week. I feel like it’s been a week of some very public huge highs and some very public lows for black women many of us adore. A high? Seeing Coco Gauff win the US Open especially after she had to advocate for herself in her first match of the tournament. And that speech? Whew! 🔥🔥🔥

Then, we had Naomi Campbell and Pretty Little Thing. Yes, when it comes to fashion, Naomi is arguably the most iconic Supermodel to ever grace the runway. Yes, there have been some extremely controversial moments in her career, but her latest decision to design a collection for PLT isn’t just controversial, it doesn’t make sense and feels completely off brand. Why is a supermodel that wears the most expensive clothes money can buy, collaborating with a fast fashion brand?