Winnie Harlow Responds to Vitiligo Immitation
Winnie Harlow is a Canadian model with vitiligo, and she’s been leaving her mark in the fashion world ever since she was on America’s Next Top Model. She was the most talked about model at Fashion Week last season, and landed campaigns with both Desigual and Diesel. Her growing fame has gained her a lot of admirers, some of whom have even taken their admiration as far as imitating her skin condition.
Many fans are taking to social media, posting pics of them wearing makeup to look like Harlow. While the intentions of these women were positive, to show support and idolization, some are upset about the act, which has been compared to blackface. Harlow shared her feelings toward the situation, and not everyone liked what she had to say. She was appreciative of the women’s actions. She posted her response on Instagram.