Exist to Resist

Introducing “Exist to Resist” is Pyer Moss’s platform spotlighting the important work social justice organizations are doing. They’re working with each organization to release limited edition product and donating all proceeds to support their community efforts.

From Pyer Moss:

This installment of “Exist to Resist” spotlights Rock the Vote, a non-profit dedicated to building the political power of young people. The Sean John by Pyer Moss “Vote or Die…For Real” tee, unveiled during our September runway show, revisits Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs’ original “Vote or Die” tee that first launched in 2004 and was a nationwide voter registration program geared towards motivating young people and minorities about the importance of exercising their constitutional right to vote.

Don’t let up, the pressure is working. See you in the new world.All proceeds from the Sean John by Pyer Moss “Vote or Die…For Real” will be donated to Rock the Vote. This t-shirt has an oversized fit. Made from 100% cotton in US.

Male model is 6’2″ and wears a size M. Female model is 5’8″ and wears a size S.


Pyer Moss was founded in 2013 by Kerby Jean-Raymond. Jean-Raymond describes the brand as an “art project” or “a timely social experiment” at times. Pyer Moss aims to use its voice and platform to challenge social narratives and evoke dialogue. The Pyer Moss collections are produced in New York City, Italy and Portugal.

Pyer Moss continues to redefine itself every season with collections and runways that combine storytelling, activism, debate, theatre and social commentary; all while using collaboration with artists and brands as a medium to further the dialogue around seasonal themes.

Pyer Moss is sold limitedly and in no particular schedule at exclusive high-end boutiques worldwide. In 2018, Pyer Moss launched its highly anticipated collection with Reebok named “Reebok by Pyer Moss” as part of their newly announced partnership with the footwear giant.

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  1. Tia
    October 12, 2020 / 12:30 am

    Blog response – it’s inspiring to see the worlds of fashion and politics fuse to create a positive statement. It exemplifies the impression fashion has on the world because they are using clothing as a tool to get younger people to vote and to bring awareness to the presidential election. Using limited edition clothes urges buyers to act quickly so that they may be apart of the exclusivity. That’s a great way to earn proceeds for the community because people love exclusiveness.

    Audience – The author, Sydnei Jarman, displays the blog in light of a coming-of-age story or Help-guide. One could conclude that she is speaking to the young and impressionable. Specifically, young girls may feel lost or need guidance through adolescence. The previous can be supported by the author’s “Meet Sydnei Jarman” page on the blog; here she discusses some of her tribulations and how she wished she had the same knowledge she has now when she was in high school. The blog does not only reflect on girlish, adolescent troubles, but also economic aspects, pop culture, fashion, and politics, and marketing; it is a well-rounded Blogspot.

    Purpose – The purpose of “Her Modern Life” is to share the story of being a black woman in America according to Sydnei Jarman. It was published publicly so that the content, information, and opportunities that are available on this blog can be shared with the youth in the U.S. “exist to resist” is a piece created to spread awareness about the importance of voting for this upcoming election and offer people a chance to make a charitable donation to something that directly affects us all as a nation. The Exist to resist blogpost essentially spotlights the non-profit organization Rock the Vote by Diddy Combs and their mission.

    Tone/ Voice – The overall tone employed by the author is optimistic, informal, and gives a positive connotation to black businesses and black professionals. The author discloses that she is a scholar and that she holds two different bachelor’s degrees, which exemplifies the idea that her words hold validity and that this Blogspot can be engineered towards the interests of professionals as well. Being able to purchase clothing from the blog further indicates the previous. Implements of personal experiences and lifestyle blogposts add to the idea of the informality because they are based on the feelings of the author and were posted to sync with like-minded individuals.

    Style – “Her modern Life” has a flower child aesthetic. One could coin “flower child” as someone unconventional, advocate for idealism and values love, peace, and simplicity. The yellow tones, different flowers, and pop art all add to that “flower child” style that is presented. The language used through the blog conveys a business casual tone to the blogposts. The previous is displayed through exceptional grammar, and business-related ideals that are often mentioned in many posts; contrary, the causality is exhibited through the more personal or intimate entries that are shared.

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