“Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter is being recognized for her work.
Carter has made history, becoming the first black costume designer to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She is also only the second costume designer to ever earn the honor.
Here’s Marvel’s tribute to Carter from 2018:
During the virtual ceremony, Carter received the 2,694th star in recognition of her more than three decade career in the industry. The ceremony acknowledged Carter’s ability to “wow audiences and dazzle critics alike with costumes inspired by traditional African tribal wear merged with a contemporary look, delivering fashion and function, incorporating technology, and creating such authenticity ownership and empowerment for the characters and viewers cementing her as one of the preeminent voices and experts on Afrofuturism.”