Florence, 1953. Models or, perhaps just two well-dressed women, photographed by Fedele Toscani. I'd LOVE to know what they were pointing at...  Source: Toscani Archive.

Florence, Photograph by Fedele Toscani. I’d LOVE to know what they were pointing at… Source: Toscani Archive. via - Vintage Black Glamour

Dance legend Carmen de Lavallade. Seen here in the October 1964 issue of Harper’s Bazaar in a beaded necklace by Coppola e Toppa.

Carmen de Lavallade, dance legend and Vintage Black Glamour favorite (that’s her in the VBG avatar) turns 82 years old today! de Lavallade is still going strong today: she is still dancing and.

Diahann Carroll-Born 6.17.1935 A breast cancer survivor - attended Music & Art High School, along with schoolmate Billy Dee Williams. In many interviews about her childhood, Diahann Carroll recalls her parents' support of her & that they enrolled her in dance, singing & modeling classes. By the time Diahann Carroll was 15, she was modeling for Ebony magazine. She stood 6ft & had a lean build. After graduating from high school, Diahann Carroll attended New York University, majored in…

The beautiful Diahann Carroll. American television's first African American mega star with her own top rated show.

<b>That's almost one for each day in Black History Month!</b>

Vintage Black Glamour and Vintage Black Glamour: Gentleman’s Quarters are now available individually and as a fabulous box set from Rocket 88 Books. The Vintage Black Glamour documentary is.

Vintage Black Glamour, book. Collection of historical images of amazing people captured in time.

vintageblackglamour: “superheroesincolor: “ Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer “Using rarely accessed photographic archives and private collections, inspired by her family history,.

The Lola in Barry Manilow's 'Copacabana' was Lola Falana. Interesting.    Found on Vintage Black Glamour.

Vintage : Lola Falana vintageblackglamour: “ Yes, it’s true. Lola Falana really is the “Lola” in Barry Manilow’s “Copacabana.

Diahann Carroll - one of my all time faves!!

Born July 1935 as Carol Diahann Johnson in Bronx NY Stylish & Savvy Sistah Diahann Carroll looks fabulous in white in these vintage photos. She is such a sophisticated & classy lady. Diahann is truly .

Dame Shirley Bassey | 19 Vintage Photos That Celebrate Black Women's Beauty

Dame Shirley Bassey in a 1960 photo where she is being fitted for a new sheath dress, covered with diamante stones (weighing in at 28 pounds), by designer Douglas Darnell. Photo by Peter Hall/Keystone Features/Getty Images.

circa late 1930s-early 1940s

circa late People today have no idea what this generation sacrificed for the betterment of today's society. Let's not discard those great values.

Diahann Carroll in 1954. Just a few years later, in 1959, Ms. Carroll would be the first Black performer to sit on the coveted Tonight Show couch when original host Jack Paar was hosting the show. Notice that I said “sit on the couch” - not merely be...

The amazing Diahann Carroll in the late Just a few years later, in Ms. Carroll would be the first black performer to sit on the coveted Tonight Show couch with the original host, Jack Paar.

I was so sorry to hear about the loss of Donna Summer. I once saw her walking down 50th st in NYC & said, “Oh! Hi Ms. Summer!” She smiled and laughed hello.:) In this photo by Walter McBride, she is backstage at the Savoy Theater in New York in January 1983.

From Vintage Black Glamour: I was so sorry to hear about the loss of Donna Summer. In this photo by Walter McBride, she is backstage at the Savoy Theater in New York in January

New Book Filled With Rare Black Hollywood Photos Is A Must-Have                                                                                                                                                                                 More

New Book Filled With Rare Black Hollywood Photos Is A Must-Have

vintageblackglamour: “ Actress Jane White in a 1941 photograph by Carl Van Vechten. A 1944 graduate of Smith College, White was the daughter of Civil Rights icon Walter White. White began her.

Actress Esther Rolle (1920-1998) trying on a dress the Joseph Magnin store in Beverly Hills in 1974. Ms. Rolle was a professional dancer and a founding member of the Negro Ensemble Company before taking on her best known role as Florida Evans on “Good Times.” Photo: Isaac Sutton/Ebony.

vintageblackglamour: “ Actress Esther Rolle trying on a dress the Joseph Magnin store in Beverly Hills in Best known as Florida Evans on “Good Times,” Ms. Rolle was born to Bahamian.

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