FRESH DRESSED Trailer: Documentary Chronicles the Evolution of Hip-Hop Fashion

     May 1, 2015


The first trailer for the documentary Fresh Dressed has been released online by Samuel Goldwyn Films and StyleHaul. Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the film takes a close look at the world of hip-hop fashion, chronicling the evolving styles of the 70s, 80s, 90s, and present day, as well as their impact on culture. It’s a fascinating subject for a documentary, and this trailer shows a film that is equally interested in both the fashion aspect of hip-hop clothing as well as the sociological impact. Moreover, interviews with Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Sean “Puffy” Combs, and more promise insight from those at the forefront of the breakthroughs.

Check out the Fresh Dressed trailer below. The film will be released in theaters and on VOD on June 26th.

Here’s the official synopsis for Fresh Dressed:

FRESH DRESSED offers a fascinating glimpse inside the complex relationship between fashion and hip-hop, and the hustle and swagger that brought baggy pants and graffiti-drenched jackets from the streets to high fashion catwalks and Middle American shopping malls.  Director Sacha Jenkins draws from a rich mix of archival materials from the 70s, 80s and 90s and present day in-depth interviews with more than 70 music and fashion industry luminaries including: Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Nasir Jones, Dapper Dan, Big Daddy Kane, Riccardo Tisci and André Leon Talley. The result is FRESH DRESSED, a passionate re-telling of the evolution of hip hop culture from the South Bronx to Paris Fashion Week.


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