Supreme Models

Station:
YouTube (US)

Status:
Running

Start:
2022-09-26

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Supreme Models is a documentary focusing on the Black models shattering the barriers in the modeling industry and how they've revolutionized the standards of fashion and beauty. And weighing in on the importance of Black models and their impact on fashion and society are the world's most influential editors, famous fashion designers, and the supermodels themselves. Featuring Iman, Karen Alexander, Joan Smalls, Olivier Rousteing, Anna Wintour and SO many more.

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List of episodes

S1E1 - How Black Models Broke Through the Glass Ceiling

The world of fashion was forever changed when Black models burst onto America's runways in the 60's. We're looking at the trailblazers who smashed ceilings and opened doors for a world of beautiful Black models to thrive in. Watch the heartfelt tribute to the first Black supermodel Donyale Luna and 60's icon Pat Cleveland discusses how she fought racism to break into the industry via Ebony. Also on hand to discuss colorism and the business of modeling are Joan Smalls, Aweng Chuol, Mayowa Nicholas, Beija Velez, Damaris Lewis, Indya Moore, Poppy Ajudha, Shalom Blac, Lois Samuels, Duckie Thot, Jeneil Williams, Jazzelle Zanaughtti, Ebonee Davis, and Precious Lee. 

Air Date: 26 Sep 2022 07:00 (CDT)

S1E2 - Story of Iman

The 1970s and the Battle of Versailles. Casting agents, celebrities, fashion designers, magazine editors, and top models discuss the impact and importance of the Battle of Versailles and how Black models conquered the runways of Europe while fighting racism in advertising and fashion in America. Examined are the careers, friendship, and lives of trailblazers Bethann Hardison and Iman.

Air Date: 26 Sep 2022 07:00 (CDT)

S1E3 - Someone's Going to be a Model... Why Not You?

The rise of Hip-Hop in the 80's set the stage for Black Models to rip the runway and turn the fashion industry on its head. The absolute icon that is Karen Alexander shares her incredible triumphs of forging a path that would leave a lasting legacy on the culture and fashion industry. We look at how music became entwined with fashion and how the camaraderie between Black models set the foundation for the Black Girls Coalition with Bethanne Hardison and Iman at the helm.

Air Date: 03 Oct 2022 07:00 (CDT)

S1E4 - TBA

Air Date: 10 Oct 2022 07:00 (CDT)