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A fashion history podcast celebrating the past and present contributions of black people around the world to the luxury fashion industry. It's black history, but make it fashion! Hosted by Taniqua Russ.

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A fashion history podcast celebrating the past and present contributions of black people around the world to the luxury fashion industry. It's black history, but make it fashion! Hosted by Taniqua Russ.

    Ep. 39 | Becoming "The Stitch Doctor" with Tony Dennis

    Ep. 39 | Becoming "The Stitch Doctor" with Tony Dennis

    Tony Dennis is affectionately known as “The Stitch Doctor” for his 30-year career “stitching” custom, quality fashion pieces for high-profile clients. Listen to his story.

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    Guest Social Media Info:

    https://www.instagram.com/therealstitchdoctor/

    https://www.totencarry.com/

    https://www.nonamesdesigns.org/

    #BlackFashionHistory

    • 45 min
    Ep. 38 | Givenchy's Black Cabine: Carol Collins-Miles

    Ep. 38 | Givenchy's Black Cabine: Carol Collins-Miles

    Carol Collins Miles is a supermodel, musician and restaurateur. She is one of the original members of Hubert de Givenchy’s all Black Cabine in the 1970s, the collection of Black models that ushered in an era of diversity and the first time a French couturier had this many Black models in its mainstay. She’s also modeled for other designers like Theirry Mugler and  Chantal Thomass. Listen to her story.
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    • 41 min
    Ep. 37 | Connecting the World One Button at a Time with Wearable Artist Beau McCall

    Ep. 37 | Connecting the World One Button at a Time with Wearable Artist Beau McCall

    Beau McCall is a creative artist most known for crafting wearable and visual art images combining various types of buttons.

    Taniqua speaks with Beau McCall about some of his work and career in fashion and art. 




    Listen to his story.




    Connect with Beau McCall:

    http://beaumccall.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/beau_mccall/

    https://www.facebook.com/beaumccallart

    https://www.etsy.com/shop/tripletshirtsshop/

    • 28 min
    Ep. 36 | Creating the First Modern Black Cameo with Photographer and Jewelry Designer Coreen Simpson Part II

    Ep. 36 | Creating the First Modern Black Cameo with Photographer and Jewelry Designer Coreen Simpson Part II

    Coreen Simpson began her career as a photojournalist and became one of a handful of female photographers on regular assignment covering the Fashion Collections in Paris and New York.

    She began designing and creating one of a kind jewelry in 1982 and quickly became known for her signature piece, THE BLACK CAMEO®

    Listen to her story.

    Sources:

    https://www.theblackcameocollection.com/

    • 23 min
    Ep. 35 |Creating the First Modern Black Cameo with Photographer and Jewelry Designer Coreen Simpson

    Ep. 35 |Creating the First Modern Black Cameo with Photographer and Jewelry Designer Coreen Simpson

    Coreen Simpson began her career as a photojournalist and became one of a handful of female photographers on regular assignment covering the collections in Paris and New York.  Her images have appeared in Vogue, Essence and others.

    She began designing and creating one of a kind jewelry in 1982 and quickly became known for her signature piece, THE BLACK CAMEO®

    Listen to her story. 

    Sources:

    https://www.theblackcameocollection.com/

    • 26 min
    Ep. 34 | Fashion Sketch Artist and Designer James Daugherty

    Ep. 34 | Fashion Sketch Artist and Designer James Daugherty

    • 11 min

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