Black History Month on Fashion Bomb Daily: Vintage Magazine Covers

So it’s Black History Month, and we at Fashion Bomb Daily always do something stylish to commemorate the holiday.
In the past, we’ve delved into the backgrounds of designers, models, icons, trends, and even black history facts. This year, the focus is on vintage magazine covers.

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Donyale Luna, The First Black Model To Cover Vogue UK

We’re taking in way back to before 2000, and basking in the glory of brown beauties rocking couture and designer frocks on some of our favorite glossies.

Vogue Paris, August 1988
Naomi Campbell for Vogue Paris, August 1988

Some of these images you’re undoubtedly familiar with. Some might be surprises/learning experiences.

alek wek by giles bensimon for elle november 1997
Alek Wek by Giles Bensimon for Elle Magazine November 1997

If you have any snapshots you’d love to see, please e-mail them to us at for inclusion in our daily series.

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Beverly Johnson for Harper’s Bazaar Italy 1980

This should be lots of fun!

tyra banks for elle germany april 1993Tyra Banks for Elle Netherlands 1993

Can’t wait.


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