As we celebrate the many accomplishments of African-Americans during Black History month, my first fashion honoree is the Boss, Ms Ross who remains a living legend and inspiration for many young girls passion for fashion; she designed many of the costumes for the movie Mahogany. Posted by...

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...

Ubuntu Bracelets Also, a noted highlight of the retailer, Bloomingdale's has been hosting ethnic-centered events during Black History month to celebrate all ethnic backgrounds. Get up on your fashion and charity game and order online or head into the store. The bracelet shine's more...

The exhibition will be on view through June 29, 2014 Draped Down: What Makes Black Fashion Black? Draped Down, currently on view atThe Studio Museum in Harlem, is an exploration of the intersection between fashion and art. The exhibition is primarily comprised of art from the museum's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

 

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