Africa Fashion at the Brooklyn Museum, was a treat. The exhibit is small, but features many Designers out of Africa. They did pack it in and I hope this subject is visited by many. The exhibit is there June 23 - October 22, 2023 Read More: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/africa_fashion The Brooklyn Museum presentation of Africa Fashion is organized by Ernestine White-Mifetu, Sills Foundation Curator of African Art, and Annissa Malvoisin, Bard Graduate Center / Brooklyn Museum Postdoctoral Fellow in the Arts of Africa, with Catherine Futter, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Decorative Arts, and Matthew Yokobosky, Senior Curator of Fashion and Material Culture, and Rhea Stark, Curatorial Assistant, Arts of Africa, Asia, and the Islamic World, Brooklyn Museum.
We know about about Ann Lowe/Jacqueline Bouvier and the famous Wedding dress. You only have to Google those 2 names to find out....but what about the Designer Anne Cole Lowe, born 1898 (same year my Grandfather was born). She died 1981. During her active years as a designer, she did created gowns for the rich and still stood in the shadows...and still managed to leave an extraordinary legacy. Below some links to give you some context Ann Cole Lowe Biography Written By Elaine Nichols with research assistance by Alexis Dixon https://nmaahc.si.edu/biography/ann-lowe Mike Douglas Interview: • Ann Lowe on MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW Her Story: Ann Lowe (this is just cute):http://shemadehistory.com/her-story-ann-lowe/ She Made History:http://shemadehistory.com/ More Fashion History: Black Fashion History Podcast: https://www.blackfashionhistory.com/
This was candy for the fashion eye. This exhibit was filled.....and I do mean filled, from bottom to top, for those who love fashion, it will not disappoint. When you walk in to the exhibit, you enter into HIS world of design, and then the fashion journey begins and you can get whiplash looking left to right. I made an effort to capture it, but you need to see it for yourself. The Brooklyn Museum will host the fashion icon until February 2022. For more info check here, Christian Dior Designer of Dreams Want to know more about Dior, check out these documentaries. The World of Monsieur Dior in His Own Words Christian Dior: The Man Behind the Myth...
Find out more about the festival here: https://www.atcfestivals.com/juneteenth/#1617039876488-da8831a9-46d4 For more info from Alter Me Perfect: https://www.altermeperfect.com/ Carl Lindsay is also looking for more designers and models https://www.altermeperfect.com/designersignup https://www.altermeperfect.com/modelsignup A little history about Juneteenth Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, a Union General rode into Galveston, Texas to announce that the Civil War had ended, and slaves had been freed.