NEW YORK — If there’s a future of fashion, it’ll come with a catch-22.
A panel organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Gen Art last week found itself opening a can of worms when it comes to the topic of "The Future of Fashion," specifically addressing the challenges facing young designers today. In a frank discussion of the industry’s fate, two designers, a magazine editor, a retailer and a lawyer found that virtually every reassuring pro facing designers just starting out comes with an equally challenging con.
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