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Solidarity in Style

The Milliners Guild’s virtual exhibition salutes the women of the suffrage movement and the cent...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

Solidarity in Style

KEKE PALMER | TAKE ME TO THE CHURCH OF FREEDOM

A Journey Through Black History with KeKe Palmer  My first magazine cover!  This happened so su...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

KEKE PALMER | TAKE ME TO THE CHURCH OF FREEDOM

2/1/21   Black History Month

A blizzard blankets DC's citywide closure including all the museums, but most notably this mont...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

2/1/21 Black History Month

2/4/21   Black History Month

Mae's Millinery Shop was one of the first shops in downtown Philadelphia to be owned by a woman...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

2/4/21 Black History Month

2/15/21   Black History Month

This story is even more enlightening for me because yesterday I learned that Ruth Carter, Oscar a...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

2/15/21 Black History Month

2/7/21   Black History Month

I first heard of Bricktop years ago while reading Paris Noir.  I was travelling there soon and wa...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

2/7/21 Black History Month

2/21/21   Black History Month

Chicago milliner Artie Wiggins was often mentioned in Johnson Publications’ Jet and Ebony magazin...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

2/21/21 Black History Month

2/21/21   Black History Month

Although the last known chapter of NAFAD has been inactive since 2013, its reason for being is sa...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

2/21/21 Black History Month

2/28/21   Black History Month

L'Tanya (left) modeling and (top) centered among fashionable peers Iman, Sade, Beyonce, L’Tanya…....

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LISA MCFADDEN  

2/28/21 Black History Month

THE TOP 14 GOOGLED HAT RELATED QUESTIONS, ANSWERED

I was recently asked to participate in a pretty cool project headed up by Maddison McKinley at D...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

THE TOP 14 GOOGLED HAT RELATED QUESTIONS, ANSWERED

EASTER COMMUNITY

We know that Easter and hats are inseparable. They really are, especially in the Black church. I...

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EASTER COMMUNITY

A Hat to go with that...Dress

So...I made a dress. One of my bespoke clients loves what I call the 'swim' cloche silhouette. I...

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LISA MCFADDEN  

A Hat to go with that...Dress

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