Ann Cole Lowe
Born in Alabama in 1898 the granddaughter of a plantation seamstress.
Married at 14 to a man 10 yrs her senior.
She soon left with her young son to make dresses for southern society women.
By 21 had her own dress shop.
By 31 had $20,000 saved and moved to NY.
In 1947 went to Paris Fashion week.
Upon her return she got a job at Saks 5th ave.
Her gowns sold at Neiman Marcus, Henri Bendel and Saks.
She was making up to $300,000 a year in 1950.
1953 she made Jacqueline Kennedy"s wedding gown.
She passed away in 1963.
Say her name.
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