February marks Black History Month, a time to honor and acknowledge all of the contributions African Americans have made to our country. Now, perhaps more than ever, it鈥檚 important to remember how vital diversity is. So, in the spirit of celebration 鈥 and style 鈥 we鈥檙e taking a moment to recognize 11 African-American fashion designers and stylists who are changing our lives (and wardrobes) for the better.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: Designer Tracy Reese attends the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)

1. Tracey Reese: Known for her love of color and pattern, Reese鈥檚 designs have found a diverse fan base that includes the likes of Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker and Taylor Swift. The Detroit native touts her design philosophy as 鈥渞ooted in a commitment to bringing out the beauty in women of all shapes, sizes and colors.鈥 Um, yes please. (Photo via Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)

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2. Carly Cushnie: As one half of the design duo behind Cushnie et Ochs, the British-born/New York-based Cushnie wants women to look sexy but sophisticated. Since 2008, the label has churned out minimalist but distinctly feminine pieces that have garnered the attention of industry insiders, retailers and celebrities alike. (Photo via Mike Pont/WireImage)

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3. Ty Hunter: Best known for being Beyonc茅鈥檚 longtime stylist, Hunter is never far behind her at any red carpet appearance, making sure Queen Bey always looks, well, flawless. In addition to masterminding many of her iconic looks, Hunter has branched out into design with a sassy clothing collaboration called 鈥淲ith Passion.鈥 (Photo via Daniel Zuchnik/Getty)

MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 25:Designer Stella Jean walks the runway at the Stella Jean show Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 on September 25, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Estrop/Getty Images)

4. Stella Jean: Born in Italy of Creole heritage, Stella Jean鈥檚 eponymous label was founded in 2011, with a focus on bold patterns rooted in true Haitian heritage and an ethical supply chain. She collaborates with African and Haitian artisans and her designs have caught the eye of Vogue editors, landing her in the rosters of major luxury e-tailers. (Photo via Estrop/Getty)

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5. Virgil Abloh: As Kanye鈥檚 Creative Director and founder of Milan-based fashion label Off-White, Abloh has basically redefined the idea of streetwear. He was nominated for a Grammy for art directing Jay-Z and Kanye鈥檚 Watch The Throne album before launching the men鈥檚 and women鈥檚 label. (Photo via Kristy Sparow/Getty)

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6. Liya Kebede: On a visit to her native Ethiopia, the model was inspired to start her label, Lemlem, by traditional weavers who no longer had a market for their goods. Preserving traditions while producing modern pieces, Kebede鈥檚 line has simultaneously created prosperity, fashion diversity and a lasting legacy for her homeland. (Photo courtesy Lemlem by Gilles Bensimon)

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: ANTM judge, celebrity stylist Law Roach attends VH1's "America's Next Top Model" premiere at Vandal on December 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

7. Law Roach: If you鈥檝e ever envied Zendaya鈥檚 fearless style, you pretty much have Law Roach to thank. In addition to outfitting the star in some of her most jaw-dropping lewks, stylist Roach co-created the Daya collection and finds time to judge on America鈥檚 Next Top Model. (Photo via Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

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8. Duro Olowu: Nigerian-born Olowu studied law before launching his London-based label in 2004. With a globally influenced aesthetic, his clothes are bold, bohemian and tailored all at the same time. (Photo via Ben Hider/FilmMagic)

MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 01: Stylist June Ambrose attends Public School and The Confidante Private Dinner to Celebrate The Launch of WNL Radio At Miami's Art Basel With Moet & Chandon at The Confidante on December 1, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for The Confidante )

9. June Ambrose: A style icon in the hip-hop and fashion industries, Ambrose was the architect of some of music鈥檚 most memorable looks (remember Missy鈥s patent leather and vinyl outfit in 鈥淭he Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)鈥 video? That was June). In addition to rap superstars, Ambrose has styled Hollywood starlets and major advertising campaigns. (Photo via Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for The Confidante)

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Fashion designer Charles Harbison attends the "Closing the Gender Gap" artist talk and cocktails at Tumblr HQ on May 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images)

10. Charles Harbison: The Southern-born, Brooklyn-based Harbison soft launched his gender-neutral label in 2013, most notably striking the fancies of both Beyonc茅 and Solange (the sisters each rocked the same color-blocked coat of his on separate occasions). Since then he鈥檚 been on every fashion insider鈥檚 short list as one to watch. (Photo via Mireya Acierto/Getty)

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Edward Enninful during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015/16 at on February 23, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

11. Edward Enninful: W Magazine鈥榮 Creative and Fashion Director has had the career that legends are made of, including contributing editor roles for both Italian and American Vogue, as well as orchestrating iconic creative imagery for almost any number of fashion powerhouse labels. Counting Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss among his pals, Enninful was also officially crowned fashion royalty last year with the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to diversity in fashion from Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo via Timur Emek/Getty)

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