Miu Miu Made a Short Film About Sisterhood

Miu Miu.
Plus skateboarding, smashing the patriarching, and sparkles.

Miu Miu - a.k.a the sister brand to Prada - has always been a powerful microphone for young female voices, images, and feelings.  From their continuing collabs with powerful ladies like Chloe Sevigny and Lupita Nyong'o, this is a brand that goes out of their way to speak to girl-focused campaigns and collections.

Enter their Women's Tales project, a film series exploring the contours of youth and identity from a female perspective.  Directed by Crystal Moselle, the twelfth installment was just dropped today and follows a 17 year old skateboarder who finds identity in a group of supportive female friends who she meets in NYC.  From the struggle to fit in, to the euphoric feelings of belonging and togetherness, the film perfectly captures universal experiences of femininity in an authentic way that we rarely see on screen.

Watch the full film below.

Read more: Speaking of sisterhood, this new female-run business is working to create a more diverse, empowering modelling industry.  BeyoncĂ© also just dropped some stylish new merch, so that you can remind everyone who run the world.

Tia Elisabeth Glista is the founding Editor in Chief of Couturesque Magazine.  She is also a textbook Taurus (ambitious, aesthetically-driven, very stubborn) who can at any given time be found listening to BANKS and looking at pictures of puppies.  Click here to follow her on Instagram. 

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Tia Elisabeth Glista
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