The Colour of Beauty is a documentary, that came out this year, which follows Canada's own Renee Thompson as she is trying to make it as a top fashion model in New York. She's got the looks, the walk and the drive but she’s a black model in a world where white women represent the standard of beauty. Agencies rarely hire black models. And when they do, they want them to look “like white girls dipped in chocolate.”
The Colour of Beauty is a shocking short documentary that examines racism in the global fashion industry. It examines questions such as: is a black model less attractive to designers, casting directors and consumers? What is the colour of beauty?