The fashion industry was brought face-to-face with its narrow standards of beauty this London Fashion Week, through a unique collaboration between the photographer Rankin, designer Steven Tai and the charity Changing Faces. The Portrait Positive project, conceived by Stephen Bell, challenges perceptions of beauty through a series of striking images of 16 different women with visible facial and bodily differences. Shot by Rankin and dressed in designs by Steven Tai, three of the women from the portrait series took to the catwalk in Steven Tai’s presentation at London Fashion Week on September 16th. The Portrait Positive images have been collated […]
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