She also did it with her debut fashion show for her Savage X lingerie, featuring an inclusive cast of models that felt like an antidote to the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show's parade of tall, thin, mostly white, women (and she's since been credited with helping kill the VS spectacle, which was officially canceled earlier this month. ) And with her luxury fashion house, Fenty, she’s the first black woman to lead a brand under the LVMH umbrella. (LVMH, the fashion conglomerate that owns Louis Vuitton and Dior, is Fenty's parent company.
At the British Fashion Awards in London Monday night, the 31-year-old was presented with the Urban Luxe award for her contributions to sportswear by another icon, Janet Jackson. "You’re loved for your style, you’re respected as an artist, entrepreneur, and for the first black woman to start a brand with LVMH,” said Jackson.
And it was presented by Janet Jackson 🤩 https://t.co/HypcDqHcZQ— Glamour (@glamourmag) December 3, 2019