The Models of Versailles

Models of Versailles: Amina Warsuma, Norma Jean Darden, Pat Cleveland, designer Stephen Burrows, Charlene Dash, Ramona Saunders, China Machado, Billie Blair, Bethann Hardison

The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrated fashion history this week, honoring the Models of Versailles 1973-the legendary fashion show that introduced American fashion and black American models to the French fashion world. Designers Oscar de la Renta and Stephen Burrows showcased their fashions at the historic show and co-hosted this weeks event at the museum.  The tribute was a reunion of these legendary models and a gathering of those they paved the way for.  More pics to follow…

To learn more about the historic event click, here.

Models: Veronica Webb and Liya Kebede

Pat Cleveland, Iman, Oscar de la Renta

Stephen Burrows, June Ambrose


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