At the Golden Globes, black made a #MeToo statement on the red carpet—and beyond.
From the first line of Seth Myers’ opening monologue, it was clear this year’s awards show wouldn’t shy away from the sexual harassment scandal that has shaken the power structure of Hollywood and rippled across other industries.
Many female attendees wore black, not in mourning, but as a sign of their solidarity in standing up for women in the industry.
Many moments highlighted the resolve of women in Hollywood to address gender disparity in the industry. Here are five lessons for all communicators to take from a night filled with activism and message discipline:
1. What you wear can make a bold statement.
The red carpet, commonly a venue for interactions where men talk about their accomplishments and women discuss their fancy attire, became a different platform as women made their clothing part of the overriding message at the awards show.