Episode: Trust Your Voice - Ruth E. Carter, Fashion and Protest


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Trust Your Voice - Ruth E. Carter, Fashion and Protest

COVID-19 and now the Black Lives Matter protests have shaken up the globe, and that includes Rodeo Drive. Bronwyn Cosgrave talks to Ruth E. Carter, the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Costume Design, for Marvel’s “BLACK PANTHER”, and a preeminent voice in Afro aesthetics. In Trust Your Voice: Ruth E. Carter, Fashion and Protest, Cosgrave and Carter discuss her path to success – costuming more than 40 acclaimed feature films – and its impact on future generations, as well as protest and how the fashion and luxury industries can make the goals of Black Lives Matter a reality. “I think there was momentum building as far as luxury brands becoming so connected to urban fashion,” says Carter. “I feel like the pump was primed for fashion to be positioned in a place to take action now.”


Podcast Credits

 

Host, Bronwyn Cosgrave.

 

Editors, Frances Anderton and Avishay Artsy.

 

Theme music by Brian Banks.


Production Coordinators Livia Mandoul, Mirabelle Alan, and Guthrie McCarty-Vachon.

 

Executive Producer, Lyn Winter.

 

Rodeo Drive - The Podcast is presented by the Rodeo Drive Committee with the support of the City of Beverly Hills.

 

Rodeo Drive Committee

Founded in 1972, Rodeo Drive, Inc., also known as The Rodeo Drive Committee is a 501 C (6) non-profit organization, that provides a forum where its members—consisting of retailers, hoteliers, and landowners—can engage, share a dialogue, and help shape the present and future of the iconic, world-famous shopping destination. 

 

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