Harper's Bazaar March 2016 - Page 52

STYLE Bazaar Liris Crosse at Ashley Nell Tipton for Project Runway Spring 2016 Diversity on the runway has been a hot topic in fashion for many years. And with Beth Ditto walking for Marc Jacobs, Liris Crosse for the Spring 2016 Project Runway show featuring its first plus-sized designer Ashley Nell Tipton, transgender modelsAndeja Pejic and Ines Loan Rau sashaying down the ramp for Giles and Nicole Miller respectively, it seems as if designers have finally decided to take a stance.It wasn’t just limited to the runway—Marc Jacobs also picked Lana Wachowski as the new face of his brand and LouisVuitton dressed Jaden Smith in a skirt for its Spring 2016 campaign.ä 52 Ines Loan Rau at Nicole Miller COURTESY IMAXTREE, XXXXXXXXXXX FRAZER HARRISON/GETTY IMAGES THE NEW MUSES