Meet the designer behind Janelle Monáe’s vagina pants!

April 13, 2018

Transfer over, Björk! Designer Duran Lantink, stylist Alexandra Mandelkorn, and Janelle Monáe are liable for one of many decade’s most iconic seems to be: the vagina pants featured in Monáe’s video for PYNK.

Director Emma Westenberg requested that designer Lantink create seven pitches for outfits for the PYNK MV that had a “vagina appear and feel.” In the long run, the vagina pants gained out, with every pair individually made utilizing stretch cotton, pleated silk, tulle, and silk. (Sadly, there aren’t any plans to convey the pants to market.)

Within the video, no two pair of vagina pants is similar, with every that includes distinctive shapes, colors, and materials:

As well as, two dancers didn’t put on vagina pants in any respect, main some followers to invest whether or not or not the dancers have been meant to signify trans girls:

PYNK continues to win over each critics and followers with its vibrant visuals and unabashed celebration of self love and sexuality, in addition to Monáe and Tessa Thompson’s intersectional strategy to feminism and womanhood.

For a lot of, PYNK is a welcome celebration of black girls, their our bodies, and their sexualities, all of the whereas reminding us that celebrating ones physique is just not in and of itself an exclusionary act. Monáe and Thompson’s responses made no apologies however as a substitute opened the door to additional dialogue and assuaged the considerations of many followers.

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OP notice: I am making this put up in response to quite a few messages in regards to the earlier put up. I am on an ONTD sabbatical for exams, so catch yall later!

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