Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Inspiring Beauty showcases nearly 100 objects including ensembles and accessories displayed on fully stylized mannequins to recreate the runway experience. The exhibition also includes archival photographs, video, and personal effects from Eunice W. Johnson.
, 'I love Fashion Scandal,' 1986, Bellevue Arts Museum

Patrick Kelly

I love Fashion Scandal, 1986

Bellevue Arts Museum

, 'Evening dress,' 1997-1998, Bellevue Arts Museum

Alexander McQueen

Evening dress, 1997-1998

Bellevue Arts Museum

, 'Cocktail dress and men's coordinating dress shirt,' 1990, Bellevue Arts Museum

Fabrice Simon

Cocktail dress and men's coordinating dress shirt, 1990

Bellevue Arts Museum

, 'Bridal gown,' 1996-1997, Bellevue Arts Museum

Emmanuel Ungaro

Bridal gown, 1996-1997

Bellevue Arts Museum

, 'Evening ensemble,' 2001-2002, Bellevue Arts Museum

Hanae Mori

Evening ensemble, 2001-2002

Bellevue Arts Museum

, 'Picasso evening dress,' 1979-1980, Bellevue Arts Museum

Yves Saint Laurent

Picasso evening dress, 1979-1980

Bellevue Arts Museum