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This Clothing Designer Makes Nude Dancewear For Dancers Of Color

Because peach is not nude for ~everyone~.

Meet Whitney Bracey, a 29-year-old clothing designer based in Dallas, Texas.

In March of 2015, Bracey launched Mahogany Blues, a dance apparel company that makes nude apparel for dancers of color.

"Most dancers of color have to dye their leotards a few times to get the right color," she said.

"To come up with our nudes, I printed out a color card and tried to match the skin tones of friends, coworkers, and strangers," she said.

And Bracey makes sure to give back to the community.

"The most rewarding experience is every time I get a new client and I get to see them smile," she said.

"It's so important for little girls and boys to see themselves represented in all career fields," Bracey said.


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