Upcoming film The United States vs. Billie Holiday is set to be one of the must-watch movies of the year.
Following the story of iconic American Jazz singer Billie Holiday, the film is a fashion-lovers dream with costumes designed by Prada.
Prada turned to its archives to reinterpret Holiday’s most iconic outfits worn by actress Andra Day who plays the signer in the film.
Prada designed nine costumes for the film, which will be released next month, including silk satin evening gowns with a 1950s silhouette, feather ends and fringe embellishments, a column dress in double ivory silk satin with a sweetheart neckline and precious crystal embroidery.
Billie Holiday was a timeless cultural force, imprinting her soulful voice and style on the course of American music and art. Holiday’s style, like her voice, was melodic and powerful, mirroring her classically iconic and beautifully complex influence on our cultural landscape.
The United States vs. Billie Holiday tells the incredible and complicated story of the legend’s life. Her defiance through music helps Holiday user in the civil rights movement.
The United States vs. Billie Holiday is set to be one of the most highly-awaited films of the year. It will debut initially as a Hulu Original film in the United States on February 2021.