Artist a Day Challenge 2016-15: A Ruckus on the Runway: Black Models in Fashion

On November 28, 1973 America found itself officially placed on fashion’s map after the legendary Battle of Versailles runway show.   This walk-off pitted American designers against French designers in an elaborately designed show that catapulted the U.S. to design prominence. The 5 American designers who showcased their work to an international crowd featured 10 black models- an unprecedented move in fashion. To … Continue reading Artist a Day Challenge 2016-15: A Ruckus on the Runway: Black Models in Fashion