Black Fashion Museum Collection

Here is a link to a description of the collection at the National Museum of African American History and Culture: http://www.nmaahc.si.edu/Collections/BlackFashion

Ava DuVernay and Fashion Fair’s “Say Yes” Film Featuring Lance Gross and Issa Rae

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Ava DuVernay is the visual mastermind the new short fashion film, “Say Yes.” The new film partnership between the “Middle Of Nowhere” director and Fashion Fair Cosmetics  “explores the power of the affirmative, and the beauty that blossoms from embracing life.”

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“I was thrilled to be asked to create a film for Fashion Fair, a brand that has always embraced women of color, and that women of color have so often embraced. The film is a meditation on the power of ‘yes,’ illustrating what can happen when we affirm our family, our friends, ourselves. I also thought about the many ways that Fashion Fair says ‘yes’ to us. Yes to our variance of skin tone, yes to our different ages, yes to our body sizes, yes to the myriad of elements…

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