The Latest Fashion: Revisiting the Relationship Between Prince's Discography and Costuming From 'For You' to 'Batman'


This audio/visual experience down memory lane will examine the correlation between how Prince’s exploration into various types of music influenced his choice of garments. The discussion is based around Prince’s first 11 studio LPs and will incorporate a myriad of music video clips, archived images/footage, soundbites, and quotes from collaborators and band members to show how the innovator went from being inspired by his influences to becoming one of popular music’s most iconic and important trendsetters.

Christopher A. Daniel


Christopher A. Daniel, M.A. is an Atlanta-based, award-winning journalist, cultural critic, ethnomusicologist, professional development coordinator and multimedia journalism professor at Clark Atlanta University. An alumnus of Johnson C. Smith University and The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Mass Communication, Christopher’s work is featured on NBCBLK, Shondaland, The Root, Shadow & Act, Huffington Post, Albumism, soulhead.com, Rolling Out, Blues & Soul Magazine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA Today, and coming soon The Washington Post.

A Prince enthusiast, Christopher has conducted, moderated and published interviews with many artists to emerge out of the His Purple Majesty’s camp as well as collaborators including Andre Cymone, all the original members of the Revolution, Sheila E., Morris Day, Monte Moir, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, and Najee. He was a panelist curated by the African American Film Critics Association [AAFCA] at the Auburn Avenue Research Library that concentrated on Prince as a film icon. Christopher is also instrumental in the City of Atlanta honoring both Sheila E. and Morris Day with proclamations.