Pat Cleveland

“This rag doll, no tits”, she called herself. Black supermodel Pat Cleveland was the queen of fashions catwalks in the and Get the story.

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Fashion model Pat Cleveland is an force of nature. The Cherokee/Black/Irish gazelle was first spied by a Vogue Editor in 1967 at the age of fourteen on her way to Manhattan’s LaGuardia Performing Arts School.

1973, Pat Cleveland    In the ‘70s, no one worked a runway like supermodel Pat Cleveland. She was discovered by a Vogue editor in 1967 while walking to Manhattan’s LaGuardia Performing Arts School, and by 1970, she was living in Paris and setting the fashion world ablaze.

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Pat Cleveland, In the no one worked a runway like Supermodel Pat Cleveland, who was discovered by a Vogue editor in while walking to Manhattan’s LaGuardia Performing Arts School. By Cleveland was living in Paris and setting the fashion world ablaze.

Pat Cleveland started modeling for the Ebony Fashion Fair when she was 14. Here, she poses in a Balestra hooded gown in 1973.

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catch me walking through a haunted house w my furs on ✨ . .  donyale luna with her rootstein mannequin .  first black mannequin, 1967 .  creator adel rootstein chose donyale “because she was fabulous, not for any political reason at all” . . . ....

catch me walking through a haunted house w my furs on ✨ . donyale luna with her rootstein mannequin . first black mannequin, 1967 . creator adel rootstein chose donyale “because she was fabulous, not for any political reason at all” .

So elegant. Model Pat Cleveland got her start in the Ebony Fashion Fair.

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