FASHION

Black Power Dressing


Stylist: Edward Enninful

In the ’60s and ’70s, Ebony magazine founder Eunice Johnson changed the color of fashion. A new exhibition pays tribute. Click here to read the full article.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

Model Audrey Adams on the runway at the Ebony Fashion Fair, 1976.

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Photographer: Craig McDean

Eunice Johnson with Christian Dior designer Marc Bohan, 1976.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

With Karl Lagerfeld, 1975.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

The 1973 Ebony Fashion Fair poster.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

Johnson in her office at Johnson Publishing Company, 1970.

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Photographer: Craig McDean

With Yves Saint Laurent, circa 2000.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

Ebony Fashion Fair, 1975.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

Johnson and her husband, John (third to her left), at the White House, celebrating the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, 1963.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

With Pat Cleveland, 1972.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

A reception area at the Johnson Publishing Company, 1972.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

A 2007 look by Issey Miyake, part of the exhibit at the Chicago History Museum.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

Jackie Robinson, Eunice Johnson, Jim Brown, Sammy Davis Jr., and John H. Johnson (from left) at Ebony’s 20th-anniversary luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, 1965.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

At the Pauline Trigère show, 1971.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

The Johnsons’ Chicago apartment, designed by Arthur Elrod and William Raiser, featured in Architectural Digest, 1972.

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Stylist: Edward Enninful

Looks from Givenchy by Alexander McQueen Haute Couture, 1997.