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7 diversity lessons for brands after the Aus Fashion Week controversy

Paralympian Rheed McCracken at the finale show at AAFW.
Since Afterpay Australian Fashion Week wrapped up last Friday night, critics have come out on social media, accusing it of ‘tokenistic’ attempts at diversity and inclusion. While this was the first year that First Nations fashion was put in the spotlight at AAFW, some have slammed the event for the lack of size representation, particularly during the final show. One model, Basjia Almaan, who walked in the finale, shared her thoughts on Instagram on the weekend: “Whilst I’m incredibly pro