The release of Black Panther provides the opportunity to honour the many contributions of Black style to North American fashion.
The hype around the costumes in the film Black Panther shows a need to recognize the legacy of Black style in mainstream fashion.
The Queen’s top hats, this one designed by Angela Kelly and worn at the 2011 Royal Wedding, are her greatest invention.
The hat is an example par excellence of aristocratic excess, the equivalent of a peacock's tail in seducing the Queen's subjects.
Designer Travis Banton was responsible for the tuxedo and top hat Marlene Dietrich donned for her nightclub act in Morocco (1930).
Agrupación Lésbica RS
Few, if any, contemporary costume designers are household names. Some occasionally capture the zeitgeist and break through from big (or small) screen to mainstream fashion – think Catherine Martin and…