• Mon. Mar 1st, 2021

Inauguration fashion: Purple, pearls, and mittens

Professor Elka Stevens, coordinator of the fashion design programme at Howard University, also notes it’s a colour of significance in the black community – one tied to the Christian experience as well. Ms Harris’ pearl necklace also made reference to a tradition in her Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the oldest all-black sorority in the US.