10 Historical Black Women in Fashion

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  • Lena Horne
  • Billie Holiday
  • Beverly Johnson
  • Iman
  • Angela Davis
  • Celia Cruz
  • Grace Jones
  • Pam Grier
  • Josephine Baker
  • Diana Ross

Beverly Johnson

From Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar to Glamour and Vogue, Beverly Johnson's face has appeared on all the top fashion and beauty magazines. Not to mention, she’s the first Black model to appear on American Vogue.  

(Photo: Cosmopolitan Magazine, February 1976)

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