10 Historical Black Women in Fashion

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

Billie Holiday

"Lady Day," as she was later to be known, is the queen of lady like attire. The cluster of gardenias regularly blooming in her hair is a testament to her unique, elegant style.

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