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  • "Idyl says, 'We always try to represent the multicultural world we live in; fashion publications and fashion shows routinely portray the world as nearly mono-racial. For this reason we always use black, Spanish, white and Asian models. Sometimes, you feel pressure to use white models so that your brand will be more mainstream, but we’ve decided we’d rather use diverse models and grow organically than to succumb to the pressure of using white models in order to gain more appeal.'”

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