Black Fashion Icons. Jay Jaxon: The First Black Couturier. by superselected · Black Fashion Icons, Black History, Jay Jaxon · 21 Mar 2018 Jay Jaxon made fashion history by becoming both the first Black couturier and the first American couturier. Yet, he remains largely unknown as a barrier breaking fashion icon. Music provided by Rapternal. African American Women's Online Fashion Magazineblack Fashion BlogBlack Fashion HistoryBlack Style MagazineBlack Women Online Fashion MagazineJay Jaxon SHARE by superselected Related Content Editorials. Maty Fall. Khady Sow. Ndack Ndiaye. Images by Rafael Pavarotti. Naomi Campbell for Marc Jacobs Pre-Fall 2022. Images by Larissa Hofmann. Editorials. Abény Nhial. Vogue Portugal. Images by Max vom Hofe.