FashionSpeak Fridays: Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register
Join author Piper G. Huguley for an evening illuminating the untold story of Ann Lowe, a Black woman and granddaughter of enslaved people, who rose above personal struggles and racial prejudice to design and create one of America’s most famous wedding dresses of all time for Jackie Kennedy.
Piper G. Huguley is the author of By Her Own Design: A Novel of Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register, as well as Sweet Tea, and two historical romance series. Her next historical fiction book, American Daughters, is the story of the interracial decades-long friendship between Alice Roosevelt and Portia Washington, the rebel teenage daughters of President Theodore Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington. She is a literature professor at Clark-Atlanta University and blogs about the history behind her novels.
Books will be available for purchase. Ann Lowe style is highly encouraged!