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Black In Fashion Spotlight: Looking Back On André Leon Talley’s Groundbreaking Career

The journalist, stylist, and creative director paved the way for Black folks in fashion.

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André Leon Talley passed away due to complications from COVID-19 on January 18, 2022, but if the tributes that followed thereafter are any indication, he is sure to live within fashion forever.

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While Talley’s influence can be found in various areas of fashion, the industry most importantly has the journalist to thank for both the early and recent strides toward inclusivity and diversity we see today.

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