The annual Ebony Fashion Fair's fall season -- which some call a rite of passage for black women -- has been canceled for budget reasons.
It's runway interruptus.
The Ebony Fashion Fair -- a catwalk show that traveled across the country, Canada and the Bahamas bringing designer fashion from around the world to predominantly black audiences -- has put its fall 2009 schedule on hiatus.
The reason? The economy.
Just a year after celebrating its 50th anniversary, the annual show featuring black models has been canceled by its producer, Johnson Publishing Company, which also publishes Ebony and Jet magazines. The fund-raising show made stops in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
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