Wednesday, July 30, 2014

SOMETHING EVERY BLACK PERSON SHOULD KNOW OR A TRUE FASHION LOVER !

                     I'M SAD TO SAY THAT I HAD TO DISCOVER THIS STORY AS A BLOGGER,  LOOKING FOR GREAT STORIES I RAN ACROSS MS. ZELDA WYNN VALDES. THIS WOMAN'S RECORD IS UNHEARD OF . GOING TO TWO FASHION SCHOOLS, HOW DID I NOT HEAR OF HER ? IT'S SAD, BUT IT IS NOW MY JOB IN LIFE TO SHARE KNOWLEDGE TO THE REST OF THE WORLD .  MS.ZELDA  IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MANY ICONIC COSTUMES IN THIS COUNTRY . LIKE  PLAY BOY BUNNY COSTUMES , ARTHUR MITCHELLS DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM , JACKIE O's WEDDING GOWN . MS.ZELDA IS THE HANDS OF MS. JOYCE BRYANT , HER LIQUID TAILORED CORSET SWEET HEART DRESSES CATAPULTED MR.S BRYANT CAREER .PLEASE DON'T FORGET  HER FULL NAME , ZELDA WYNN VALDES BORN 1905-2001 OF  N.Y.C. ONE OF N.Y.C. FIRST BLACK OWNED BOUTIQUES CHEZ ZELDA .

HERE IS A LIST OF SOME OF THEA-LISTERS SHE HAS WORKED WITH (THE LIST GOES ON )

1. DIZZY GILLESPIE AND WIFE
2. JOYCE BRYANT
3. DOROTHY DANDRIDGE
4. JOSEPHINE BAKER
5. JOYCE BRYANT MARIAN ANDERSON
6. MAE WEST
7.RUBY DEE
8. EARTHY KIT
9. ELLA FITZGERALD
10. SARAH VAUGHAN TO SAY AT THE LEAST ....



                                        CHEZ ZELDA HER VERY OWN BOUTIQUE


                                                      MS.MAE WEST HER SELF




                                                             JOYCE BRYANT


CHOCOLATE SEX POT MS. JOYCE BRYANT'S

                                             MS.ZELDA IS THE BEST KEPT SECRET
                                          DOROTHY DANDRIDGE STARLET HONEY !
                                                           JOSEPHINE BAKER


                                                  STARLET DOROTHY DANDRIDGE
 AT 65YRS YOUNG ARTHUR MITCHELL COMMISSIONED TO DO THE COSTUME FOR DANCE THEATER OF HARLEM .


IN 1950 'S HUGH HEFNER HIRES ZELDA TO MAKE THE PLAY BOY COSTUME WHO KNEW?
                                                                LIFE MAGAZINE
PLAYBOY BUNNY'S





                 MRS.FIRST LADY JACKIE KENNEDY DRESS WAS MADE BY MS. ZELDA

                                                          BEAUTIFUL JACKIE O

                                               LOOK AT THIS VOGUE SPOTLIGHT


                                                  THE MASTER AT HER WORK !




LIFE MAGAZINE COVER NAT KING COLE & MARIE COLE 



MS. ZELDA IN HER OLDER YEARS 


THANK YOU MS. ZELDA FOR ALLOWING MY DREAMS AS A DESIGNER COME TRUE AND OPENING THAT PATH FOR ALL WOMEN OF ALL CULTURES TO COME TRUE

BY SWAGGER WARD