BAM Celebrates 50 Years Of Ebony Fashion Fair (2)

Fashion FairInspiring Beauty, the first ever exhibition on the Ebony Fashion Fair, explores the 50-year historical past of the fashion spectacle that redefined ideas of beauty, model, and empowerment for African Americans. Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair was developed by the Chicago History Museum in cooperation with Johnson Publishing Company, LLC , introduced by the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum , and toured by International Arts & Artists , Washington, DC. Their online shop also options distinctive, sustainable products from Fair Trade producer groups worldwide. Mayamiko works with artisans in deprived communities in Malawi to supply and produce their Fair Trade clothing collections.

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair recreates the experience of the Ebony Fashion Fair via the story of Mrs. But even if Fashion Fair had the capital to reap the benefits of this development, they should go where the patron goes,” … Read the rest

Ebony Fashion Fair (3)

Fashion FairTwice a 12 months, February and September, the Eastern European style world travels to the CPM – Collection Première Moscow. Renowned for its theatrical and revolutionary shows with models of all sizes and shapes, the annual present brought European fashion to audiences across America and offered a platform for African American designers to be presented facet by facet with a few of world’s leading trend houses. Eunice Johnson took over as producer and director in 1963, and below her path, the traveling show took on new heights as she expanded her cachet and power inside trend circles. Interviews with company executives and industry observers recommend that Fashion Fair has been squeezed between cultural shifts in the cosmetics market and business challenges specific to a stand-alone brand.

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair recreates the experience of the Ebony Fashion Fair through the story of Mrs. But even when … Read the rest