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Feb 16, 2024

Shelby Ivey Christie visits Google to discuss the history of how the music industry has influenced Black fashion, how Black artists and costume designers influenced style for musical artists worldwide, and how Black fashion became and continues to be mainstream culture today.

An ardent Fashion & Costume historian, Shelby Ivey Christie has a passion for articulating how Black History intersects and affects the cultural climate, economics, and most importantly, fashion. Her expertise has frequently been called upon to examine fashion through the lens of race, class & culture.

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