Costume worn by a male dancer in “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” video

Designed by
Flynn, Danny
Worn by
Unidentified Man or Men
Subject of
En Vogue, American, founded 1989
Medium
synthetic fiber with metal zippers
Dimensions
H x W: 71 × 18 in. (180.3 × 45.7 cm)
H x W x D (On form): 67 × 21 × 15 in. (170.2 × 53.3 × 38.1 cm)
Type
body stockings
Place used
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1992
Description
A costume bodysuit worn by an unidentified man for the En Vogue music video “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” (1992). This is a full bodysuit made of a stretchy, silver metallic fabric. The suit fully covers the wearer's head, hands and feet. Like a glove, individual fingers and toes are covered by the material. Black zipper closures are attached at the center back, at the center back head, and at the center back heel of both legs.
Topic
African American
Clothing and dress
Dance
Popular music
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of En Vogue
Object number
2014.189.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Costume
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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