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(1898 – February 25, 1981) was an American fashion designer who became the first African American to become a noted fashion designer.  Lowe’s one-of-a-kind designs were a favorite among high society matrons from the 1920s to the 1960s. In 1953, she designed the ivory silk tafeta wedding dress worn by Jacqueline Bouveir when she married Senator John F Kennedy.

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