Black History Fashion: Blaxploitation

Are you as inspired by the 70s as we are? One of our favorite things about the decade was the emergence of Blaxploitation a film genre that became popular in theaters. When studios began to take notice of black’s buying power where tickets were concerned, films such as “Shaft,” “Cleopatra Jones,” and “Foxy Brown” went into production. Last year, Creative Director James R. Sanders and photographer Marcus Derricotte teamed together to produce Foxy Cleopatra, an editorial exclusively for Vogue Italia – for the direct story, click here. Check out the photos below and be inspired: