Thursday, August 6, 2009

"NAOMI SIMS" First Black Supermodel, Died Saturday at age 61


Widely regarded as the first black supermodel, died Saturday at age 61. Sims' appearance in 1968 on the magazine cover of Ladies Home Journal marked the first such placement for an African-American. Sims went on to grace the covers of Life, Cosmopolitan and Ebony.

Her trailblazing successes are credited with paving the way for others who followed in her footsteps — modern-day fashion icons such as Tyra Banks and Noami Campbell.

Washington Post style writer Robin Givhan is joined by fashion legend Beverly Johnson, the first black model to appear on the cover of Vogue, to discuss Sims' contributions to an industry that did not always embrace people of color. The women also reflect on the vast impact of Naomi Sims success, which some say stretches far beyond the world of fashion.

Naomi was a true icon and will be missed.....


SHU UEMURA "Drawing Pencil"

SHU UEMURA "Drawing Pencil"

What it is:

Smooth-textured eye lining pencils.

What it is formulated to do:

Drawing Pencils feature shades in matte and metallic finishes to define, color, and highlight. Ultra-smooth application provides intense long-lasting color results.

What else you need to know:

May be used for precise eyelining or blended for all-over color. Waterproof, smudgeproof, and transfer resistant.

Available in 13 shades

Size: 0.04 oz

Price: $19.00

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