52 min

Mildred Blount: The Girl with the Golden Fingers, an interview with Taylor Bythewood-Porter Dressed: The History of Fashion

    • Fashion & Beauty

An exceptionally famous milliner in her day, the life and career of Mildred Blount has been somewhat lost to history. Curator Taylor Bythewood-Porter joins us to shine a light on the first African-American to be admitted to the Motion Pictures Costumers Union and her glorious on-screen creations for films including Gone With the Wind and Gigi as well as her offscreen successes designing hats for Hollywood stars and Harlem high society.
Mildred Blount Millinery Competition
Mildred Blount Scholarship Fund
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An exceptionally famous milliner in her day, the life and career of Mildred Blount has been somewhat lost to history. Curator Taylor Bythewood-Porter joins us to shine a light on the first African-American to be admitted to the Motion Pictures Costumers Union and her glorious on-screen creations for films including Gone With the Wind and Gigi as well as her offscreen successes designing hats for Hollywood stars and Harlem high society.
Mildred Blount Millinery Competition
Mildred Blount Scholarship Fund
Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion? 
Our website and classesOur InstagramOur bookshelf with over 120 of our favorite fashion history titles

Our Sponsors:
* Check out My Life in a Book and use my code DRESSED for a great deal:
* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/
* Check out Wooga: www.wooga.com


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dressed-the-history-of-fashion/exclusive-content

Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

52 min

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