Costume worn by Cindy Herron in “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” video
@ National Museum of African American History and Culture
DescriptionA costume worn by Cindy Herron of En Vogue for the music video “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)” (1992) comprised of a dress (.1), a bra (.2), a pair of bikini briefs (.3), and a pair of shoes (.4ab).Dress (.1): Mini-length shift dress made of small (1/4-inch) interlocking silver metal octagonal discs. The dress is sleeveless, with a scoop neck front bodice. The straps are crossed to form an "x" at the center back bodice. The dress is not lined.Bra (.2): Metallic silver bra in an underwire demi cup style with adjustable straps and an adjustable hook-and-eye back closure. The bra is not lined.Bikini briefs (.3): Metallic silver bikini style briefs. The briefs are not lined.Shoes (.4ab): Pair of metallic silver close-toed high-heeled shoes. The shoes have a pointed silver toe cap attached to a vamp made of silver glittered mesh. Two silver straps border the back edge of the vamp and cross at the top of the vamp, continuing across the top of the foot and attached to the sole just in front of the heel. A silver heel strap is attached to the front straps. The curved heels have a tan rubber bottom. A black non-slip rubber pad is adhered to the front half of the soles with a logo of a cat punching above the words "CAT'S PAW.
Dress: Aluminum Mesh Bra: Polyester Fiber, Polyurethane And Metal (Underwire)Bikini Briefs: Nylon And Spandex Shoes: Leather, Plastic, Rubber, Metal And Glittered Mesh
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of En Vogue