Celebrating Black Designers…Stephen Burrows

The talent in Fashion is rare these days…especially amongst people of color, but as the times have shifted and changed, one awesome designer has remained constant – Stephen Burrows. Burrows has been on the fashion scene since the 1970’s and has a very colorful and extensive hand in the history of fashion. He’s worked with Henri Bendel and dressed such greats as Diana Ross, Lauren Hutton, and Barbara Streisand. Burrows is known for his impeccable knowledge of the female form, in which is accented and flattered in his signature jersey dresses.

Burrows has also won the COTY award 3 times and the CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award. The photos above are from Burrow’s Fall 2010 collection, but please check out the link above to see more beautiful designs this fashion icon has created. You can also go here to see more from Burrow’s Fall 2010 collection.

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About missheree

Greetings! I am Sheree, a fashion and costume designer from Miami, FL and Minneapolis, MN respectively. While fabric is my personal medium of choice, I find inspiration is all areas of art and this blog is a representation of that. From fashion to illustration to graphic design to architecture, Sparkleshock is here to do just that - add sparkle to your mind and shock your senses.

Posted on February 19, 2010, in Inspiration of the Day and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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