A Beautiful Group of Women Is Trying to Break the Internet With Black Girl Magic

The models bring their game faces. (Photo: Instagram)
The models bring their game faces. (Photo: Instagram)

Chicago-based photographer Larry McGhee is only 21, but he has dreams of changing the fashion industry. He wants to highlight black beauty and in his latest shoot, he does just that.

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A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 31, 2017 at 2:16pm PDT


✨ #BlackGirlsBreakTheInternet #Melanin #LarryMImages #blackisbeautiful #Queen #blackgirlmagic #collaboration #embrace #black #chicagophotographer #chicagomodel #chicagodancer #art #spirit #motion #blackisbeautiful #love #brown

A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 30, 2017 at 10:42am PDT


They'll search high & low for the Fountain of Chocolate, just to try to take its rich flavor. But it's never the same once it leaves the fountain. #BlackGirlsBreakTheInternet #Melanin #LarryMImages #blackisbeautiful #Queen #blackgirlmagic #collaboration #embrace #black #chicagophotographer #chicagomodel #chicagodancer #art #spirit #motion #blackisbeautiful #love #brown

A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 29, 2017 at 7:57am PDT


The 21-year-old shot a series of photos in a gorgeous location on the west side of Chicago, with 10 beautiful models wearing monochromatically coordinated black swimsuits and complementary accessories.

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A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 27, 2017 at 6:40pm PDT


Sunshine at Midnight. #BlackGirlsBreakTheInternet #Melanin #LarryMImages #blackisbeautiful #Queen #blackgirlmagic #collaboration #embrace #black #chicagophotographer #chicagomodel #chicagodancer #art #spirit #motion #blackisbeautiful #love #brown

A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 27, 2017 at 6:01pm PDT


McGhee tells Yahoo Style, “My Inspiration for this photo shoot was to recognize African-American women of different shapes and sizes. I am very inspired by African-American art and the culture behind the beauty, so I thought I’d do my own project that projects these things.”

You, my beautiful black women, are unforgettable. ❤️We thank God for you ✨ •Watch FULL video at www.larrymimages.com. Link in Bio!

A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 31, 2017 at 10:19am PDT


On what he wants the fashion industry to know, he says, “Black women’s culture should be respected and acknowledged, but not copied. People glorify our culture and Instead of just giving us the acknowledgment and recognition that we deserve, they try to appropriate and re-create it in the fashion industry. I don’t think that is right. ”

Shining In The Shade. ✨ #BlackGirlsBreakTheInternet #Melanin #LarryMImages #blackisbeautiful #Queen #blackgirlmagic #collaboration #embrace #black #chicagophotographer #chicagomodel #chicagodancer #art #spirit #motion #blackisbeautiful #love #brown

A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 27, 2017 at 7:59pm PDT


Big shoutout to @art_warrior1 for the dope Headpieces! This man is crazy talented, if anyone needs some pieces done hit him up asap! #BlackGirlsBreakTheInternet #Melanin #LarryMImages #blackisbeautiful #Queen

A post shared by Larry McGhee (@asianzeus_) on Jul 26, 2017 at 7:44am PDT


We are totally celebrating these gorgeous images and the message behind them, and the internet is giving them major applause as well.




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