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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

That rare and precious substance, hope

LCWC member, Stephen Burrows writes a very thoughtful article on Feral by George Monbiot. Well worth reading for the way it pulls together Monbiot’s book, C. 104 more words


Fashion Film Friday: Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution

In 1973, American designers Anne Klein, Stephen Burrows, Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta and Halston were invited to Paris to show alongside the preeminent names in Parisian couture: Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Emanuel Ungaro and Pierre Cardin. 578 more words


Blacks In Fashion: Stephen Burrows!

February 11, 2015

Stephen Burrows Was Born And Raised In Newark, New Jersey. He Attended Philadelphia Museum College Of Art & FIT In New York. Stephen Is Famous For His Bold Use Of Color And The Creation Of The “Lettuce Hem.” Stephen Is One Of The First Black Designers To Be Recognized Internationally. 45 more words


When fashion DANCED...

i love these bright, energetic photographs that came up in a search when i googled ‘dance’.
Burrows most famous for label “Everyday Girl” which was inspired by Anna Cleveland, daughter to muse and model Pat Cleveland, and “SB73,” a  151 more words

In The World Of African American Fashion; Meet Designer Stephen Burrows...

Meet Designer Stephen Burrows

Stephen Burrows was born on September 15, 1943 in Newark, New Jersey. He learned how to sew at a young age when he started making clothes with his grandmother. 291 more words

African American History

Caribbean fashion designers chosen for Black Dress

No less than four fashion designers with Caribbean roots have been chosen for a celebration of their creativity and entrepreneurship during the Black Dress exhibition… 300 more words

Fashion & Style