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model Donyale Luna In Sydney. Donyale Luna was the first black model to appear on British Vogue. She was fond of LSD and was one of the only black women to be part of Andy Warhol's studio. She died in Rome in 1979 of a drug overdose. SO BEAUTIFUL & SAD!

Press the visit button Donyale Luna is the first African American model to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine, 1966

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Eartha Kitt. My goodness...she was breath-taking. Gorgeous. by alissa

Eartha Kitt -Eartha Mae Kitt was an American singer, actress, dancer and cabaret star. She was perhaps best known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 hit recordings of “C'est Si Bon”.

Dorothy Dandridge

vintageblackglamour: The one and only Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on this day 90 years ago in Cleveland, Ohio. She is pictured at home in 1954 in a photo by Allan Grant.

BW Vintage Retro Fashion Photography Photo by  Guy Bourdin, 1966

Donyale Luna in linked disc dress by Paco Rabanne, photo by Guy Bourdin, Vogue, April 1966

Pearl Bailey & her husband Louie Bellson

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab. I Love Pearl Bailey!

They called her “the reincarnation of Nefertiti." She was Donyale Luna, first in a number of firsts -- the world’s first black supermodel and arguably the first African-American supermodel, and the first to grace a Vogue cover.

The First Black Cover Girl: Donyale Luna! Donyale Luna (January 1945 - May The first notable African American fashion model and the first black cover girl. She also appeared in several films, most notably as the title role in Salome.

The first well-known black model, Helen williams

Helen Williams, the first black supermodel polka dot dress shirt skirt full photo print ad model magazine

Queen Diana

Queen Diana

1950's: Easter Style

If you are looking to get a gift for the Black Southern Belle baby in your life here are 20 Vintage Southern Baby images to inspire you!

Josephine Baker, Beautiful Actresses

Super seventies style…

Vintage Black Glamour and Vintage Black Glamour: Gentleman’s Quarters are now available individually and as a fabulous box set from Rocket 88 Books. The Vintage Black Glamour documentary is.

China Machado circa 1960. Uma das primeiras modelos não-ocidental a desfilar pelas passarelas da Dior e Lanvin. Enfeitou diversas vezes a capa da Harper Bazaar. É notável o uso do casaqueto aberto que se encaixa com a cintura marcada, penteado muito elaborado e brincos grandes. Tendência da época.

Photograph by Richard Avedon. Model is China Machado. Suit by Ben Zuckerman, hair by Kenneth. New York, November More about Richard Avedon here: Wikipedia: Richard Avedon