Sunday, February 13, 2011

A MOMENT IN AFRO HERSTORY: ISSEY MIYAKE PRESENTS 12 BLACK GIRLS IN JAPAN

Karen Wilson, Carol Standifer, Barbara Summers, Jessica Brown, Grace Jones, Barbara Jackson
Toukie Smith, Ramona Saunders, June Murphy, Esther Kamatari, Paschal and Jan Maiden.

In 1976 Issey Miyake presented a special collection and tour titled, "Twelve Black Girls In Japan," in which 12 black 'Top Models' from the USA and Esther Kamatari of France, wore his designs in shows in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan seen by over 15,000 people.

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