Friday, February 25, 2011

Andre Leon Talley

If you're into Fashion then you know, you can't mention notable "Blacks in Fashion" without mentioning Andre Leon Talley! Former Editor-at-Large for Vogue, now Contributing Editor, Andre Leon Talley was a front row regular at fashion shows in New York, Paris, London and Milan for almost 3 decades. Andre worked his way through the fashion world, eventually coming to the attention of Vogue Editor-In-Chief  Diana Vreeland, who became his mentor.

Noted for taking a number of designers under his wing including Tracy Reese and Rachel Roy; Talley has also been a cheerleader and style mentor for Venus and Serena Williams, Jennifer Hudson and Michelle Obama.

In 2007, Andre Leon Talley, was ranked 45th in Out Magazine's "50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America".

Now a judge on America's Next Top Model, we get further insight, industry knowledge and advice from Talley's expertise!

To learn more about Andre Leon Talley you can read his autobiography, A.L.T.: A Memoir

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