Episode 157: The House of Lowe
16:23 | Feb 11th
fiercefab recommended:Feb 11th
“We should know the House of Lowe like we know Dior.” Every time I learn about a woman ahead of her time, undaunted by her society, I am simultaneously happy to meet them and sad for us, collectively. We are worse for not knowing their names. Stories are currency. Legends are legacy. And it’s abo...Show More
cogsdoc recommended:Feb 11th
A beautifully told story about a woman deserving of recognition, delivered as only Nate can tell it.
mm recommended:Feb 16th
Ann Lowe! Ann Lowe! Know her name. She’s the designer of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. Celebrate the House of Lowe! Beautiful storytelling of Black woman who made beautiful haute couture for high society women who determine to keep her a secret. I actually shed a tear at the end of this episode.
rmmiller364 recommended:Feb 15th
The Memory Palace is always one of my favorites and this one about Anne Lowe was really special. It’s about a pioneering black woman in fashion. Make sure you google images of her dresses, especially Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress!
aliceko recommended:Feb 15th
The secret story of Ann Lowe, in fact, the very FIRST black person to become a sought-after fashion designer. My heart broke when I heard what Jackie O said. I wonder how different Ann's life would have been had she been given proper credit. Somebody needs to make a movie about Ann asap.
jctrevino recommended:Feb 14th
This episode once again confirmed to me that this is ones of the best podcasts available. Every episode is music and poetry for the mind and for the ear. And, as is the case with this episode, something you are not only entertained but you actually learn a thing or two.