Celebrating Black History Month with Women in History!
Little Know Facts about Ann Cole Lowe
Born in Alabama in 1898 the granddaughter of a plantation seamstress.
Married at 14 to a man 10 years her senior
She soon left with her young son to make dresses for southern society women.
By 21 had her own dress shop
By 31 had $20,000saved and moved to NY.
In 1947 went Paris Fashion week Upon her return she got a job at Saks 5th Ave
Her gowns sold at Neiman Marcus, Henri Bendel and Saks. She was making up to $300,000 a year in 1950.
1953 she made Jacqueline Kennedy's wedding dress.
She passed away in 1981 Remember her Say her name
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Kara Norman - Founder of Empower Her Inc.