Spike Lee is now an Oscar-winning director and it’s well-deserved. Just days after celebrating his win, Lee debuted a new project in collaboration with fashion house Coach. The short film stars a leather-clad Michael B. Jordan.
The short film is the latest advertisement to come through in a wave of diversity and inclusion efforts in high fashion. It’s good timing on the brand’s part; Gucci recently made headlines for selling a balaclava, which clearly resembled blackface. Other couture brands like Moncler and Prada have found themselves in hot water for similar offenses.
Words Matter sends a powerful message in the age of instant connectivity- what you say (on or off line) can have a lasting impact. Check it out in the video above!