An Exclusive Look At James Brown's Legendary Archive

An Exclusive Look At James Brown's Legendary Archive

A rare look inside the archives of James Brown reveals the Godfather of Soul was also the King of Style.

A rare look inside the archives of James Brown reveals the Godfather of Soul was also the King of Style.

Photography: Dan Forbes

“My father was born to poverty. As a young child, he was sent home from school for insufficient clothing and could never return. Once he became successful, he would have all his suits tailor made to fit his iconic status.” —Deanna Brown Thomas

Sequined Cape, Designed in 2006 by Mr. James Brown, made by Curtis Gibson
Credits:

Digital technician Alastair Casey  Equipment Root Studios  Location Augusta Museum of History  Special thanks the Estate of James Brown and the Augusta Museum of History

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