A designer is being criticized for her lack of diversity after including just one model of...

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    Stylist and opinionated fashion maven Rachel Zoe is catching serious heat for what some are calling a lack of diversity in her most recent fashion show. Zoe's pre–New York Fashion Week preview presentation of her upcoming Fall/Winter line was recently held in Los Angeles and one eagle-eyed Instagram fan picked up very quickly on one noticeable issue: There was only one model of color hired to walk in Zoe's presentation show.

    Instagram user diet_prada picked up on the issue and posted a photo set reacting to what some might perceive as a noticeably problematic issue (especially when many other designers are making a point of hiring models of all ethnicities, genders, ages, and body types for their shows right now) regarding the ratio of white models to models of color. Namely, there was only one model of color (what diet_prada called "tokenized" in their caption) present in the post-show group shot.
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