Janelle Monae wanted her 'Antebellum' character's wardrobe to champion Black-owned brands, and the film's costume designer delivered

Published Nov 04 2020 at 5:09 PM GMT
  • Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Antebellum.
  • Janelle Monae wanted to shine a spotlight on Black designers with her character's outfits in her latest film, "Antebellum.
  • In the 2020 horror movie, Monae plays Veronica, a successful author who ends up in a Civil War-era plantation under mysterious circumstances.
  • While she's on the plantation, where she's forced to go by the name Eden, she is treated horribly by the white owners but doesn't give up on trying to escape.



  • Published Nov 4, 2020 5:09 PM GMT