• How In The Heights Costumes Celebrate the Diversity Of Latinx Communities

    2 days ago - By Refinery29

    In the Heights is a love letter to New York City's Latinx and Caribbean communities. Based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2008 Broadway musical of the same title, the movie follows Usnavi de la Vega as he tries to save his local bodega from the claws of gentrification. The musical cemented Miranda's status as a mainstay of the Broadway world, and later Hollywood, because of its rule-breaking approach that injected his Washington Heights DNA and quicksilver wit into one of the oldest forms of American entertainment.
    It's no surprise that when it came time to create the costumes for its movie...
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