10 Historical Black Women in Fashion

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

Josephine Baker

Everyone from Rihanna to Tyra Banks has channeled the late Josephine Baker. The Jazzy beauty, known in her day as Bronze Venus, is the matriarch of flapper girl style.

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