With just a little over a month left before the election, one group is determined to help campaign for Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. That is why last Sunday, they launched a pantsuit flash mob in New York City.
In full support of Clinton, a company called CRŌME choreographed a flash mob dance number that capitalized on “pantsuit power” since it is the signature fashion look of their favorite presidential candidate.
According to dance co-choreographer Crishon Jerome, the idea is to “combine art with a bit activism.” Jerome posted a call to all who were willing to dance with them last Sunday in the hopes of helping Clinton defeat Trump in the upcoming elections.
“We are looking for dancers, movers, shakers, movement enthusiasts, and all those fun folks who don’t want to see this country ruled under Donald,” his open call on Facebook read.
According to a report from Vogue, the flash mom dance took less than a week to get organized. Nonetheless, they managed to assemble an eclectic group of talent made up of principals from the Martha Graham Dance Company as well as member of the production of “Fiddler on the Roof. ” There were also some break-dancers, ballerinas and passionate young future voters.
Jerome said the group also wanted to make a clear stand against “racism, sexism, homophobia, classism, injustice and so much more.” Before Sunday, as much as 160 dancers were already confirmed to participate.
On Sunday, the group took to Union Square Park in Manhattan and enthusiastically danced to Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling.” Women showed up in a variety of pansuits from goodwill and thrift stores around New York. Some stylists also contributed a number of blazers and trousers for the dancers.
After their performance, the group summed up Sunday’s “pansuit posse” event in one word, “Success.”
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