Feb 12, 2013 10:47AM

Watch: Miu Miu x Ava DuVernay

The short film just launched during NYFW.
Hello, custom-made Miu Miu, how you doin'?

Miu Miu is bringing back good old girl power with their 'Women's Tales' film series which aims to showcase the work of female directors and actors (along with some A+ fashions in the process). So far in the series we've seen Maya Sansa actually morph into a dress, and Aubrey Plaza star alongside Rinko Kinkuchi

The latest installment, released during NYFW, sees director Ava DuVernay (the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival) work her magic behind the lens. Her first fashion film, Ava was given complete creative control with this project and decided to cast five women — an ambitious move given the nine-minute time frame. Called The Door, the glam-as-hell short stars Gabrielle Union, Alfre Woodard, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Adepero Oduye and singer-songwriter Goapele.

"In the film, characters arrive at the door of a friend in need, bringing something of themselves," Ava explains. "Eventually, we witness our heroine ready to walk through the door on her own. The door in the film represents a pathway to who we are." 

Ingrid Kesa

News & Features

Mary Katrantzou And Adidas Announce Collaboration

Prints, flounce and active accents.


Here's The First Searchable Selfie Database

Something like a phenomenon.


Watch: Sky Ferreira 'I Blame Myself'

Plus behind the scenes on the making of the shoppable video.


Oyster #104: Ali Michael Shot By Petra Collins

'Dewdrops in the Garden' — a shoot & film!


Mood Boards: Christie Nicole AW14

"A world of her own."


Oyster's Birthday Cake! By Cake Fashionz

We interview Corey Moranis; cake extraordinaire.


Oyster Playlist: Holy Fuck

Plus their national tour dates.


Watch: Sun Araw 'Solo Wallet Shuffle'

Featuring guy doing yoga on the street.


Miley Hospitalised For Allergic Reaction

Bangerz Tour stalled in Kansas.


TLC Are Touring Australia

Ain’t too proud to beg for a ticket.


Watch: The Internet In 1994

A cyberspace sojourn.


'If I Was Your Girlfriend' Starring Phoebe Tonkin x Chanel

Shot by Adrian Mesko in Oyster 104: The Exposed Issue!


Top 13: Shop Farfetch x Bip Ling's Coachella Picks

Plus who wore what at Weekend 1!


Bare All: King Krule Shot By Rene Vaile

From Oyster 104: The Exposed Issue — on sale now!


Big Ideas: With Lily Cole

On chess, sustainability and impossible.com.


Watch: SZA ‘Warm Winds’

Fresh and hazy.


Cindy Sherman Doesn't Rate James Franco's Art

Although she's flattered by the imitation.


Listen: Lana Del Rey's 'West Coast'

From the upcoming record 'Ultraviolence'.


Pharrell Is So Happy He's Crying

Oprah will do that to you.