The 10-city tour stops at Macy's-Beverly Center Feb. 22 through Feb. 28. The exhibit is on Level 2.
It includes items from Eunice Johnson's personal collection. Many of the pieces were featured in Ebony Fashion Fair runway shows.
Johnson died last year at age 93.
"My mother would love all this," Linda Johnson Rice told The Grio. "Of course, she would hand pick every single dress... but she would be thrilled."