In 'A' Seashell founder Leigh-Anne Pinnock says diversity in fashion still has a long way to go

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Leigh-Anne Pinnock attends the #OwnTheTable dinner and panel hosted by Leomie Anderson and Ray BLK at Soho House on March 10, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Leigh-Anne Pinnock attends the #OwnTheTable dinner and panel hosted by Leomie Anderson and Ray BLK at Soho House on March 10, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Leigh-Anne Pinnock says there’s a "still a long way to go" before the fashion industry is fully inclusive. 

And while she has seen some progress within the fashion business, the pop star says there is a lot more work to be done to represent people of colour.

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The 'Change Your Life' hitmaker also refuses to work with brands who don’t cater to every body shape and size, as she has done with her own fashion projects. 

Compiled by Afika Jadezweni

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