This season, going tribal, ethnic-chic is clearly a huge trend in the collections . Many magazines covers, editorials have been interpreting that trend… but you have to let Alek Wek to show you how it is done.
i-D March 09′
Sometimes, it has to be realistic. When you put a white girl on a cover trying to be African-chic, it is just not as tasteful, and original as this (take that, Vogue Nippon). There are even cases where they would rather dye a white model black for an editorial instead of using a black model. Case in point here.
[image: TFS scans]