Added: May 21, 2015
Synopsis: FRESH DRESSED is a fascinating, fun-to-watch chronicle of hip-hop, urban fashion and the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti-drenched jackets from Orchard Street to high fashion's catwalks and Middle America shopping malls. Reaching deep to Southern plantation culture, the Black church and Little Richard, director Sacha Jenkins' music-drenched history draws from a rich mix of archival materials and in-depth interviews with rappers, designers and other industry insiders, such as: Pharrell Williams, Damon Dash, Karl Kani, Kanye West, Nasir Jones, and AndrÃ© Leon Talley. The result is a passionate telling of how the reach for freedom of expression and a better life by a culture that refused to be squashed would, through sheer originality and swagger, take over the mainstream.
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