Daily Archives: February 17, 2014

In observance of Black History Month

Check out this exhibition at the Chicago History Museum!

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Open through May 11, 2014

Relive the experience of the Ebony Fashion Fair in this one-of-a-kind exhibition. Explore its fifty-year history and discover how Eunice Johnson overcame adversity to bring couture fashion to African American communities, while raising millions of dollars for charity. More than sixty garments, including works by Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior, Stephen Burrows, Yves Saint Laurent, and Patrick Kelly help tell the story of this world-renowned fashion show and its redefinition of American beauty.