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They Are Wearing: Paris Fashion Week Spring 2016

Donyale Luna, the first notable African American fashion model and cover girl, was also the first African American to have a mannequin created in her likeness. It was produced in 1967 by the leading mannequin manufacturer, Adel Rooststen, as a follow-up to their famous Twiggy mannequin of 1966.

Donyale Luna, the first notable African American fashion model and cover girl, was also the first African American to have a mannequin created in her likeness. It was produced in 1967 by the leading mannequin manufacturer, Adel Rooststen, as a follow-up to their famous Twiggy mannequin of 1966.

1967, Donyale Luna    Supermodel Donayale Luna was one of the world’s most beautiful women in the 1960s. Born Peggy Ann Freeman in Detroit, Luna began modeling in 1965 and within months, an article in Time magazine declared 1966 to be “The Luna Year.” She was the first Black model to appear on the cover of British Vogue,

The History of Black Models

1967, Donyale Luna Supermodel Donayale Luna was one of the world’s most beautiful women in the 1960s. Born Peggy Ann Freeman in Detroit, Luna began modeling in 1965 and within months, an article in Time magazine declared 1966 to be “The Luna Year.” She was the first Black model to appear on the cover of British Vogue,

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