Fresh Dressed takes you inside the world of hip hop fashion and those who helped shape it. Director Sacha Jenkins gives you an in-depth look into the minds of the very people who helped influence a culture of style. From Nasir Jones to Kanye West to Karl Kani, hear how rappers, designers, and other industry pros changed the game. Experts like Andre Leon Talley and Dapper Dan tell the stories of how the fresh got fresh, and how the world of fashion changed forever. Have a look at some of the unmissable figures featured in Fresh Dressed below:
Nasir Jones, better known as NAS, is an american rapper who burst onto the scene with his iconic 1994 album, Time is Illmatic. Recently Nas has been stepping into films, this is our second film that features NAS, we released the Nas documentary - Nas: Time is Illmatic last year. [now available on DVD.] NAS is also an executive producer on Fresh Dressed, he went to school with director Sacha Jenkins and helped get access to many other big names for the film.
Kanye West is California based rapper that has always been vocal about his love for fashion. West has won an incredible 21 Grammy's for his music and has been featured on TIME's most influential people list 3 times! Kanye has recently become more involved with fashion and launched his own clothing line named YEEZY.
Pharrell Williams is a music producer, songwriter, singer and rapper who has won ten Grammy Awards for his work. Outside of music Pharrell is well known for his love for fashion, he has started streetwear brands such as Ice Cream and Billionaire Boys Club as well as co-designing with the likes of Louis Vuitton.
Sean 'Puffy' Combs has gone by many names in his varied career as rapper, record producer and entrepreneuer. Combs began a clothing line in 1998 called Sean John which was hugely influential in the fashion world, winning him the CDFA award for Menswear Designer of the year in 2004.
To see all these big names and more, check out Fresh Dressed coming to UK cinemas 30 October.