Ep. 54 | How Winifred Mason Chenet Became the First Black Commercial Jeweler in the US
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by Black Fashion History
1w ago
Not many people can claim being one of the great artists of the Harlen Renaissance, personal jeweler of Billie Holiday and the first Black woman to take over the jewelery and art industry in America. Taniqua digs into the life and career of Winifred Mason Chenet, the first Black commercial jewleler in the US and the mentor of many anazing artisans, including Art Smith.  Follow us on IG: @blackfashionhistorypodcast @taniquarudell  ..read more
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Ep. 53 | 3 Streetwear Brands that Shaped Hip Hop
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by Black Fashion History
2w ago
With 2023 being the 50th anniversary year for hip hop, it was only right to begin the year with an appreciation for hip hop fashion. Taniqua highlights three streetwear brands that shaped hip hop culture in the late 80s and 90s. Follow us on IG: @blackfashionhistorypodcast @taniquarudell  Epsiode Sources/Further Reading: www.blackfashionhistory.com/episodes/53-3-streetwear-brands-that-shaped-hip-hop  ..read more
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Ep. 52 | How Fashion Designer Ann Moore Built a 20 Year Long Career in the 1950s
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by Black Fashion History
4M ago
In this episode, Taniqua delves a little further into Atlanta Fashion History sharing the career of designer and couturier Ann Jewel Moore and her famous Ubiquisix garment. Follow us on IG: @blackfashionhistorypodcast @taniquarudell  Episode Sources/Further Reading: https://www.blackfashionhistory.com/episodes/52-how-fashion-designer-ann-moore-built-a-20-year-long-career-in-the-1950s Episode Sponsor:  https://www.hemsandbrims.com ..read more
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Ep. 51 | Two Georgia-Born Milliners You've Probably Never Heard Of
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by Black Fashion History
5M ago
In this episode, Taniqua shares the lives and careers of Lilian B. Head and Mae Reeves, two Georgia-born Black women who created couture headwear beginning inthe1940s. Follow us on IG: @blackfashionhistorypodcast @taniquarudell  Episode Sources/Further Reading: https://www.blackfashionhistory.com/episodes/51-two-georgia-born-milliners-youve-probably-never-heard-of ..read more
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Ep. 50 | How the SAPES of the Congo and Other Diaspora Subcultures Reinvented Dandyism
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by Black Fashion History
5M ago
Dandyism or the dandy style is defined as a man who pays great attention to fashion and overall appearance. The modern practice of this style first appeared in the 1970s in London and Paris. However, Black communities around the world, like the Sapeurs and sapeuse of the Congo and the rude boys of Jamaica, adopted this style and made it what it is today. Listen as Taniqua describes how Black people in the diaspora became the face of dandyism.                                            ..read more
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Ep. 49 | How Black Models Changed the Fashion Industry
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6M ago
Models like Donyale Luna, Pat Cleveland, Beverly Johnson and more paved the way for models today. In episode 49 of #BlackFashionHistory, Taniqua discusses Black models accomplished many "firsts" and changed the fashion industry. Follow us on IG: @blackfashionhistorypodcast @taniquarudell  And if you haven't done so already, please take a moment to rate and review the show. We love hearing your feedback ..read more
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Ep. 48 | How Yahne Sangare Became Africa's Famous Model
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by Black Fashion History
8M ago
Liberian model Yahne Sangare covered the June 1967 issue of Jet magazine where she was named "Africa's Famous Model." In episode 48 of #BlackFashionHistory, Taniqua discusses how Liberian journalist, model, designer and UN correspondent broke into fashion and the influence of African models on the industry. Follow us on IG: @blackfashionhistorypodcast @taniquarudell  And if you haven't done so already, please take a moment to rate and review the show. We love hearing your feedback ..read more
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Ep. 28 | Fashion as Wearable Art: Jae Jarrell
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by Black Fashion History
9M ago
Elaine "Jae" Jarell is an artist, fashion designer and one of the co-founders of the African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists (AFRICOBRA) best known for her one-of-a-kind pieces during the Black Arts Movement. She used her designs to celebrate Black culture and provide positive imagery of and for African Americans. Listen to her story. More at www.blackfashionhistory.com. Sources/Further Reading: Image Magazine, April 1978 Edition http://agyu.art/project/jae-jarrell-2/ https://www.mocacleveland.org/jae-jarrell https://never-the-same.org/interviews/wadsworth-and-jae-jarrell/ https://www.brooklyn ..read more
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Ep. 27 | The Creator of the Black Fashion Museum: Lois Alexander Lane
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by Black Fashion History
9M ago
Lois Alexander Lane dedicated her life’s work to highlight the role of African Americans in fashion since the beginning of the 19th Century. She created the Black Fashion Museum which housed the largest and rarest Black fashion collection of all time. Listen to her story.  Sources/Further Reading:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/21/AR2010052101654_3.html?sid=ST2010052101774 https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/stories/celebrating-fashion-icon-lois-k-alexander-lane https://www.harlemworldmagazine.com/the-harlem-black-fashion-museum-founded-by-ms-lois-alex ..read more
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Ep. 26 | The History of Black Women in Luxury Fashion
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by Black Fashion History
9M ago
In this episode, Taniqu discusses how Black women have been the muses for luxury designers and how Black women have increased the popularity and desirability of luxury fashion throughout history. More at https://www.blackfashionhistory.com/ Sources/Further Reading: https://garage.vice.com/en_us/article/qvqde3/lil-kim-louis-vuitton-david-lachapelle https://www.anothermag.com/fashion-beauty/10129/john-galliano-and-foxy-brown-the-1990s-most-fabulous-muse https://bricksmagazine.co.uk/2020/06/29/black-culture-in-fashion-a-brief-history-of-trends-that-originated-from-black-communities/ --- This epis ..read more
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