On the last day of Black History Month, we give you Pat Cleveland and Ted Dawson for GQ Winter 1973. Interesting to see that she’s still killing covers in 2014! We hope you enjoyed this series. We’ll be picking up where we left off next Black History Month. Until then…smootches! Image: Vintage Black Glamour
“Gianni Versace called me and said to me, ‘You’re on the cover of Time’ and I said ‘no I’m not’….he was more happy than me. It wasn’t until I guess I saw the joy of Gianni that I realized it was a big deal.“-Naomi Campbell Naomi Campbell for Time Magazine Europe September 1991. Image Source
Helen Williams for Ebony Magazine January 1959. Image Source
“I used modeling as a stepping stone into the business arena. It was never my ultimate goal to be a model. I had to make a name for myself so I could put it on my products.”-Naomi Sims Black Models Take Center Stage. Naomi Sims for Life Magazine October 17, 1969. Read more about Naomi Read More…
“America has this clearly defined sense of black and white,they don’t see a person as simply beautiful.” -Iman Iman for Newsweek, April 1988
Jane Hoffman for Cosmopolitan June 1969.
Joyce Walker for Seventeen Magazine November 1972. “I knew the Afro was a statement. I was not militant, but I was certainly politically aware.”-Joyce Walker Image: Gold Country Girls
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