The fashion and beauty industries look a little something like this: Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF giphy.com Actually, they look a lot like this. There is a disturbing lack of diversity, with models of color often excluded. thefashionspot.com But Lorde Inc., a newly launched modeling agency, is looking to change all of that. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com The founder, Nafisa Kaptownwala, tells BuzzFeed Life she started Lorde after noticing that many of her peers who had careers in fashion weren't working with models of color. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "We just wanted to create a safe space for other people of color to embrace and celebrate our own beauty," she says. Advertisement The models look less like your typical Vogue centerfold and more like a cool-ass posse you'd want to be friends with. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Would you not geek if she asked you to hang out? Kaptownwala tells us that the model selection was "entirely intentional" and that Lorde aims to challenge conventional beauty standards. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Some of the models have already landed really awesome campaigns! In its official Instagram bio, the agency specifically targeting models of color describes itself as a "street casting" agency. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com There are no casting rules surrounding weight or height. All aspiring models have to do is submit a photo with their name, age, and location. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Lorde is based in the UK, and the agency scouts in London, Toronto, and New York City. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Word up to change! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF giphy.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!