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The Newest Times Square Billboard Stars? Women Leading Conscious Fashion

A fashion billboard campaign in New York City put the spotlight on women entrepreneurs but aims to outlast…

REI, Addressing Impending SoHo Union Vote, Claims ‘Mischaracterizations’

Union organizers have cited daily antiunion messaging from executives and management.

Chloé Preps Launch of Social Performance Tool

The Richemont-owned brand claims its tool is the industry's first for measuring a firm's social impact, and…

Garment Workers Face a 45 Percent Wage Gap, New Report Finds

The Industry We Want is a new multi-stakeholder initiative presenting data on the wage gap, purchasing…

Celebs Show Support for ‘Fashion Act’

Jane Fonda, Rosario Dawson, Leonardo DiCaprio and more support the Fashion Act.

Afro Fashion Association Launches ‘The Unseen Profiles’ Platform

The platform intends to favor the introduction of people with multicultural background in the Italian…

EXCLUSIVE: Underwear Brand Oddobody Wants to Talk to Kids About Their Bodies

The new gender-neutral kids' collection comes with a manual on how to talk to children about sexuality.

REI Workers ‘Fed Up,’ Seeking Union Recognition

Employee organizers at REI SoHo are seeking labor union status, joining Canada Goose, Amazon and other retail…

U.S. Senate Approves Wider-ranging Uyghur Forced Labor Bill

The ban would apply to all imports from Xinjiang following a more limited ban implemented in January that…

Green People: Rosario Dawson Says to ‘Get Into Nature’

Dawson's take on conscious commerce, why she identifies with her "Dopesick" character and what she considers…

Fashion Futures Returns With Hybrid Format

The upcoming event aims to provide a platform for international dialogue to solve some of the top issues in…

U.S. Boycott, Multiple Reports Point to Persistent Cotton Crisis in Xinjiang

U.S. government and two recent papers call for concern into forced labor and other human rights violations in…

Faherty Brand a Case Study in Moving From ‘Native-Inspired’ to Native-Designed Fashion

"You can't have a native-inspired design and have it be authentic in any way," said Leah Salgado, chief…

Mexico Reimagines the Trade Show by Adding Artisans, Removing Cultural Appropriation

"The industry knows well that by taking a design, industrially reproducing and branding it does not pay…

The Fashion and Race Database Wants to Correct the Mis-Education of Fashion

The aim is to re-educate fashion and tell all of the industry's truths and histories — not just the…