Ann Lowe (R) was well known as a gifted, groundbreaking designer who labored on garments for a few of the nation’s wealthiest households, together with the Rockefellers, du Ponts and Roosevelts, in line with Elle. Regardless of her brilliance and success, as a black seamstress, Ann has confronted racism and discrimination all through her profession. It was reported that when the press requested Jackie who made her marriage ceremony costume, the late first girl allegedly replied, “A coloured dressmaker did it.” The White Home tried to withdraw the article, and Jackie’s secretary defined to Ann that she did not know she could be known as that within the article. In 1964, nonetheless, Ann had instructed the Saturday Night Publish how “candy” Jackie had been to her.

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