Black History Month: Black Culture Influencing Fashion

Fab moments in fashion inspired by Black culture.

Celia L. Smith Feb, 29, 2012

Black culture and fashion find a common thread in boldness and extravagance. So it comes as no surprise that the two worlds tend to collide. As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, we pay homage to the movements and touchstones from which the fashion industry has drawn inspiration, from hip-hop to Basquiat and everywhere in between.

Here are a few memorable fashion moments influenced by Black culture.