Gearing up for a night out on the town? Let this kaleidoscopic ensemble by Stephen Burrows inspire your late night wardrobe! Burrows was the first African-American fashion designer to gain international stature, rising to prominence in the 1960s with his inventively cut and patterned designs. Always a fashion innovator, his eye-catching ensembles have graced the backs of trendsetters like the designer’s muse, supermodel Pat Cleveland, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Explore more of the Museum’s Burrows’ pieces.
“Woman’s Ensemble: Top and Skirt,” 1971-72, Designed by Stephen Burrows