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Balenciaga’s SS17 Show Was More Inclusive But Still Fell Short on Diversity

Demna Gvasalia’s FW16 Balenciaga debut was deemed a triumph by most fashion publications; even the most notoriously curmudgeonly critics had something nice to say about the brand’s refreshed vision. Despite that, many were still left unsatisfied by the exclusively white cast of models. Gvasalia’s ultra-hyped Vetements presentation also featured no models of color, as has been the tradition since 2014. Casting director James Scully, who frequently works with Jason Wu …