Ann Cole Lowe

Ann Cole Lowe

Ann Cole Lowe , 1898 – 1981

Lowe was an American fashion designer and the first African American to become a noted fashion designer. Lowe’s one-of-a-kind designs were a favorite among high society matrons from the 1920s to the 1960s. She was best known for designing the ivory silk taffeta wedding dress worn by Jacqueline Bouvier when she married John F. Kennedy in 1953.

Links to additional information:

Black Past

The Vintage Woman Magazine