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Moving Mountains in Chiffon: Versailles 73 American Runway Revolution

Kimann Schultz | Posted 11.13.2013 | Style
Kimann Schultz

Philosophically, one of my favorite subjects is to justify fashion's relevance historically and socially. Our "suiting up" is not only the stuff that carries individuals through their days and endeavors, it marks time and place and reflects us as accurately as any song or news story might.

The Haute Couture of Eunice Johnson

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2013 | Black Voices
Hermene Hartman

The exhibit showcases fashions from the Ebony Fashion Fair that began in 1958 and traveled America until 2009. The show was an elegant fashion show with black models.

PHOTOS: Ebony Fashion Fair Exhibit Opens Saturday

Posted 03.15.2013 | Chicago

In their latest special exhibition, the Chicago History Museum is paying homage to the Ebony Fashion Fair. The traveling show began in 1958 and, th...

Why Eunice Johnson Never Made The Best-Dressed List

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.03.2012 | Black Voices

We've been pouring over Vanity Fair's 2012 International Best-Dressed List that was released this week, highlighting the sartorial prowess of the worl...

PHOTOS: EBONY's Fashion Fair Collection Will Go On Display

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices

If you weren't able to snag any of Eunice Johnson's extraordinary collection of designer clothes and accessories during the first-ever EBONY Fashion F...

Julee Wilson

Ebony Fashion Fair Set To Auction 7000 Designer Items

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Black Voices

Over the past 51 years the Ebony Fashion Fair has presented approximately 5,000 fashion shows and raised more than $55 million for charity. And tomorr...

WATCH: Inside Eunice Johnson's Fabulous Closet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Linda Johnson Rice, daughter of the late Eunice Johnson, gave CBS News a look inside the Ebony Fashion Fair creator and cosmetics entrepreneur's close...

Black Folk's Summer Fun, For Town and Country!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

During summer, escalating temperatures affect us all. So it's not a matter of being rich or poor that makes one eager to go to the Hamptons.

Ebony Fashion Fair On Hiatus, Signals End Of An Era

AP | DIONNE WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

ATLANTA — Long before the nation obsessed over the sleeves of its black first lady, Eunice Johnson was shining a spotlight on black beauty and s...

Eunice W. Johnson Tribute Luncheon At The Met (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Priyanka Boghani | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The sophisticated and stylish descended on the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Eunice W. Johnson Tribute Luncheon on January 11th. Johnson, the i...

Eunice Johnson

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Eunice was the most Fashionable of all Fair Ladies / Who knew the beauty of Black.

Ebony's Eunice Johnson Dies

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CHICAGO — Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony magazine founder John Johnson and a fashion maven who ran thousands of traveling runway shows aimed...

Robin Givhan: Eunice Johnson Refused To Be Hemmed In

washingtonpost.com | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Eunice Johnson transformed a small charity fashion show for a New Orleans hospital, organized at the behest of Dillard University in 1956, into a trav...

Eunice Johnson Dead: Fashion Icon, Widow Of "Ebony" Founder John Johnson Dies

Crain's Chicago Business | Shia K. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony founder John Johnson and an icon in her own right, died Sunday....

"Black Royalty"?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The demise in succession of three African American figures of colossal stature on the eve of the new decade caused me to wonder anew about this designation, "black royalty."