Louis Vuitton, the fitting final show at Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018, took a stride in diversifying its runway by casting a black model to open its show for the first time ever! Meet Janaye Furman, the first black woman to open for Louis Vuitton in the fashion house's 163-year history.
Even cooler? This was Janaye's first time opening any runway show ever! Talk about a wild personal milestone. Her Instagram caption says it all—we're beyond giddy about this, too.
"I'm so glad more women of color are rocking the runways. It's so important that we stand up for ourselves and make a difference in this world. I'm so happy I was able to tell this beautiful story," she said. Cheers to more women of color getting the runway opportunities they 100% deserve!