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Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Our dedicated volunteers at Wirral Hospice St John’s have been honoured with the presentation of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service at a special celebration evening held at Neston Cricket Club on Monday 31 October 2016. 234 more words

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FIT Exhibit to celebrate the impact of Black designers in the fashion industry.

Ann Lowe, wedding dress, 1968, USA. Gift of Judith A. Tabler, 2009.70.2. Photo: Eileen Costa/The Museum at FIT

The impact of Black designers in the fashion industry is undeniable and FIT is gearing up to delve a bit deeper into the implications of the influence. 217 more words

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Black Fashion History: Stephen Burrows

Words by Tasha Mercer, #styleSPLOITATION Contributor

Stephen Burrows has definitely made a name for himself as one of the first African-American designer to receive recognition for his contributions in the fashion industry. 272 more words

Black History Fashion: The Battle of Versailles

In 1973 there was a thing, it was called The Battle of Versailles. At least that was the street name. Really, it was a benefit and fundraiser that turned into a runway battle between American fashion designers and French ateliers. 113 more words