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I don’t like standard beauty — there is no beauty without strangeness. ~ Karl Lagerfeld / Sew Victorian | Editorial de Jóia by Guto Esteves Shai’La Yvonne,...

I don’t like standard beauty — there is no beauty without strangeness. ~ Karl Lagerfeld / Sew Victorian | Editorial de Jóia by Guto Esteves Shai’La Yvonne,...

 Critics called Judy Pace​ one of the most beautiful woman to ever appear on screen. (late 60s - early 70s)

Critics called Judy Pace​ one of the most beautiful woman to ever appear on screen. (late 60s - early 70s)

Makeup for Dark Skin Black Women | If you’re very dark and daring, you can try a matte black shadow ...

Makeup for Dark Skin Black Women | If you’re very dark and daring, you can try a matte black shadow ...

Sepia, Nov. 1959 — Dorothea Towles — Towles was the first successful African American fashion model in Paris. In 1949 she joined her sister in Paris and decided to try out for some modeling assignments. Christian Dior hired her on the spot. She also designed her own gowns. In 1954 she returned to the US and began a tour of black colleges, showcasing her couture line. Her fashion shows served as fundraisers for Alpha Kappa Alpha, a sorority for black women. She died in 2006 at the age of 84.

Sepia, Nov. 1959 — Dorothea Towles — Towles was the first successful African American fashion model in Paris. In 1949 she joined her sister in Paris and decided to try out for some modeling assignments. Christian Dior hired her on the spot. She also designed her own gowns. In 1954 she returned to the US and began a tour of black colleges, showcasing her couture line. Her fashion shows served as fundraisers for Alpha Kappa Alpha, a sorority for black women. She died in 2006 at the age of 84.

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