Hat tip: Gena Pearson
The presence of Firth, who was born in Kenya and grew up in the UK, in this campaign is undeniably symbolic, but it is also a massive endorsement for her. Doe-eyed and with delicate features, Firth started modelling two years ago and has previously appeared on the Asos website and in Rollercoaster magazine. The Prada campaign is her first advertising campaign and follows cameos on the brand’s catwalk, most recently in the menswear show for spring/summer 2014. If Dunn’s career – she was the last black British model to reach Vogue cover-girl status – is any guide, this should only the beginning.
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