Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 3.7K If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share!Levi’s announced it would partner with Lalaland.ai, an AI-powered digital fashion studio that creates lifelike fashion models. According to a press release, the initiative hopes to increase “the number and diversity” of Levi’s models “in a sustainable way.” The announcement was met with backlash, including from models of color who are already underrepresented in the fashion industry. “I think it’s silly, especially because there are so many diverse models out there,” said Jasmine Rutledge, a Black, 28-year-old model based in Los Angeles. “So they talk about diversity, yet they’re not willing to go out of their way to book those people,” More Articles You Would Love Africa Jewelry Fashion & Exhibition Week Set For 6th August 2016 Hot Shots: Selly Galley Introduces 2017 In New Sima Brew By Source Photography Rutledge has worked with Levi’s before and recalls being the only Black person on set. “I only worked with them one time because I was probably their token Black girl for the day, instead of being like a regular model with them. These companies have their rotation of models that they use all the time,” she said. Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail FashionGHANA Admin FashionGHANA.com is a Fashion PR Company, Events planning & management team as well as Africa's leading Fashion Media House. Get Intouch with us and let's see how we can help you grow. info@FashionGHANAcom More For You VIDEO: Google Gemini AI Diversity Faces Backlash From Whites Claiming It Is Racist!... VIDEO: Footage Reveals A Current Chinese Afro Trend In 2024 & How They... How Popular Dark Skinned Influencers Have Turned Their Backs On Black Owned Brands “Looks Like A Transgender” Africans Are Confused Over Brooke-Bruk Jackson’s Gender, The New... New Turtles Movie Subliminally Teaches Us To Beg White People For Acceptance From Earrings To Copenhagen Fashion Week Montgomery Riverfront Brawl Chair Becomes A Fashion... VIDEO: “Why Would You Wanna Marry That?” African Americans React To ‘Twerking For... VIDEO: Beautiful Guinean Graduate Who Snatched The Mic From “Racist” Compere Explains What... Egypt Bans Dutch Museum Archaeologist From Sites For Showcasing African Involvement In Ancient... VIDEO: Black American Dexter Caffey Traces His Ancestry To Egyptian Pharoah Ramses III... Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.