MACY'S GALLERIA TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Thursday, January 30, 2014

MACY’S CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH A RETROSPECT ON HOW AFRICAN AMERICAN FASHION INFLUENCED POP CULTURE THROUGH THE DECADES

Join us in conversation with style expert Constance C.R. White, Supermodel Beverly Johnson and Houston Chronicle Fashion Editor Joy Sewing at Macy’s Houston Galleria at Hidalgo

WHAT: Join Macy’s in saluting 10 decades of culture defining African-American style with an “In Conversation” discussion featuring journalist and style expert Constance C.R. White and Supermodel Beverly Johnson hosted by Houston Chronicle Fashion Editor Joy Sewing. Following the discussion, enjoy a special reception and fabulous fashion. Plus, with any purchase of $50 or more during the event, receive a preview copy of the new book “Constance White Presents the Queens & Kings of Style.”


WHEN: Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2 PM                              
WHERE: Macy’s Galleria at Hidalgo
Level 2
5135 West Alabama
Houston, TX, 77056
 


About Constance C. R. White
She is a veteran journalist, editor and culture and style expert. She is also the former Editor-Chief at Essence Communications, Inc. and served as Style Director, Brand Consultant and Spokesperson for eBay, where she developed content and strategies aimed at women. She is credited with conceiving and creating eBay’s first web-zine as well as developing a comprehensive editorial environment. Constance was previously the founding Fashion Editor for Talk magazine, a celebrated Style Reporter for The New York Times and the Executive Fashion Editor for Elle magazine. She alse served as Associate editor for Women’s Wear Daily and W magazine. She began her career at Ms Magazine as assistant to co-founder Gloria Steinem. She is the author of “Stylenoir,” a ground-breaking book on black style.


About Beverly Johnson
She is a model, actress and businesswoman. She made history when she rose to fame as the first black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August 1974. A year later, she became the first black woman to appear on the cover of the French edition of Elle. She was honored in 2006 at Oprah Winfrey’s Legends Ball along with Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks, Tina Turner and other female African Americans in entertainment, civil rights and the arts. The New York Times named Johnson one of the 20th century’s most influential people in fashion.

About Macy’s
Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy’s stores and
macys.com offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks®and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.
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