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JC: Storytime! FANCY PARTY GOWNS with Deborah Blumenthal

    03/04/2017 - 11:00am

    This is a children's event which takes place at our Jersey City location.

    A beautiful picture book about Ann Cole Lowe, a little-known African-American fashion designer who battled personal and social adversity in order to pursue her passion of making beautiful gowns and went on to become one of society’s top designers.

    RSVP on Facebook is encouraged, but not required.

    Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe Cover Image
    By Deborah Blumenthal, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781499802399
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little Bee Books - January 17th, 2017

    A beautiful picture book about Ann Cole Lowe, a little-known African-American fashion designer who battled personal and social adversity in order to pursue her passion of making beautiful gowns and went on to become one of society's top designers.
    Wisps of cloth would fall from their worktables like confetti,
    and Ann would scoop them up and turn them into flowers