Black History Month is here! In the past, we've featured vintage snapshots, the greatest couturiers, black models, and so much more (see the full category here). This year, we are showing how some of the world's most loved artists have influenced fashion: From Michael Jackson's influence...

Since that is the case, the next collection entitled, Our History will honor two women of recent inspiration. The Our History Collection will be a 50 year collection beginning this year. The goal of this lifelong collection is to make the world view Black History as World History. This 50...

You can't argue with fashion for charity and Black History Month has stepped up its game in this arena. Payless is debuting the limited edition "I Believe" bracelet. The soft as velvet ribbon accessory is trimmed with a silver chain clasp. From February 1st, it will be available for just $3...

For the fourth time in as many years, Nike honors Black History Month with a collection of elegantly-designed sneakers in predominately black, gold and purple colorways. This range is expected to serve as a reminder that athletes around the world representing the Nike brand have all at some...

February is one of my favorite months for a few reasons: one of those reasons is Black History Month. It's a time where people come together and learn about the many contributions of African American People. Now, that I have the boychild, it's important that I teach him about history so that...

I absolutely love these women, not only for helping to shape my personal style but for being fabulous inside and out! Click to view more "Celebrating Black History Through Fashion". Feel free to submit your own photos to blackhistory@chitownfashionista.com.

From the unflappable flappers to the Black Is Beautiful women to the hats and dresses of hard working designers, black women have influenced American fashion in fabulous ways. Source Mildred Blount was the first important black woman milliner, or hat maker. She made fine hats that were...

All in all it was a great night, I just want to thank Macy's for bringing about much needed conversations and for being one of the first major retailers to put on an event of this nature during Black History Month. I had an amazing time and can't wait to attend next year. "I am a member...

my great grandfather (2nd from the right) and his brothers With Black History Month approaching, it's that time of year when I ask that you pull out those old family photos for my Celebrating Black History Through Fashion series. Instead of searching the web for vintage photos, I look to my...

the first black celebrity to be featured on this coveted issue. photo credit: Vogue Iman the fashion icon For me the Somalian beauty has always been a symbol of black beauty. She was "discovered" in 1976 by an American photographer while still at university and the rest as they say is...

 

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