R.I.P.

Eunice Walker Johnson
(April 4, 1916 – January 3, 2010)

“Mrs. Johnson elevated the image of Black women being fashion conscious, fashion forward and affluent,” said Kenneth Owen, assistant producer of Ebony Fashion Fair, who was handpicked by the fashion pioneer 26 years ago to work alongside her.
Full obituary here.

She did so much for black models, designers, and fashion. Mrs. Johnson worked with YSL, Cardin, and others before they were famous. Her traveling fashion brought fashion to the masses. Going to one of her fashions shows was a highlight when I was younger. She will be missed.

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  1. January 5, 2010 / 6:59 pm

    thanks so much for your comment! i'm not back for good but i'm trying my best at the moment 🙂

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