New Doc ‘Fresh Dressed’ Traces History of Hip-Hop Fashion

By Kenrya Rankin Jun 25, 2015

From LL Cool J’s Kangol to Kanye’s polos to Pharrell’s hat collection, hip-hop and fashion have always been intertwined. “Fresh Dressed,” a Nas-produced documentary set to hit select theaters and Vimeo On Demand on June 26, explores that connection and how its inherent creativity encouraged a generation to be free.

“Folks who didn’t have much outside of their own creativity used that creativity to express themselves in a whole new form of music and culture, and the fashion was right along with it,” said director Sacha Jenkins in an interview with Huffington Post

Featuring interviews with West, Sean “Puffy Combs,” André Leon Talley, Marc Ecko, Kid ’N Play and more, the Sundance Film Festival selection also digs in the crates to unearth the iconic songs and images that influenced hip-hop heads and fashion designers alike from the ’70s through today.

Check out the trailer: