Spike Lee Honors Prince — & Wears All Black Designers



After 30 years in the business, Spike Lee was finally honored by the Academy Awards with his first Oscar (Best Original Screenplay) for BlacKkKlansman The Forty Acres and a Mule director must have known that it was going to be his time to shine, because he certainly did not waste his moment.On the red carpet, Lee shouted out the Black designers he was wearing, revealing that he was in a purple suit created by Ozwald Boateng. Boateng is the former Creative Director for Givenchy Men\'s and created clothing for the Oscar-winning Black Panther film. Around his neck, he wore Prince\'s symbol, which the late, legendary briefly adopted as his name, created by jewelry designer Amedeo Scognamiglio. And on Lee\'s feet were a pair of sneakers designed by Tiner Hatfield, and commissioned by Michael Jordan. Lee\'s rings were a throwback to his 1989 classic, Do The Right Thing.“I told Ozwald to make my pants high-waters so they see the Jordans,” Lee told The New York Times a few days ahead of the Os

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