NEW YORK - The Council of Fashion Designers of America is moving ahead in putting together its strategy on the global debate on weight.
In a meeting on Friday, the CFDA put together a committee to work on a health initiative with guidelines to address the issue. The committee includes nutritionist Joy Bauer, psychiatrist Dr. Susan Ice, trainer David Kirsch, and Nian Fish, creative director at KCD.
Diane von Furstenberg represented the CFDA membership at the meeting, which was also attended by Vogue’s editor in chief Anna Wintour, and Louis Chaban, an agent at modeling agency DNA.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"