Nigerian British actress Cynthia Erivo was one of the panelists at the recently concluded Essence Festival’s Fashion House.

Lola Ogunaike, Cynthia Erivo, and Quincy Brown are panellists at Essence Fashion House

Moderated by journalist Lola Ogunaike, Erivo joined Hollywood actor and musician Quincy Brown in a session tagged “Hollywood Meets Fashion: The Collaboration Between The Silver Screen & The Runway” for a discussion on the importance of fashion in film. The Tony Award winner stressed that clothes are very vital in the way a character is perceived and also determines the mood of the character.

I guess it’s a human thing, you know when you put a piece of clothing on it makes you move in a different way. It makes you move differently. It makes you stand differently.

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