Black Lives Matter

Generation Z

Business Features

Studies Find COVID-19 Has Solidified Gen Z’s Core Values

The pandemic is a defining moment in the lives of Gen Z consumers who remain constant, outspoken advocates for societal expectations and changes.

clock July 2, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Sir John, Tasha Reiko Brown and Ashunta Sheriff-Kendricks in conversation with Zadrian Smith.

Fashion Features

Outside View: Black Unison — Voices of Makeup Artists

Journalist and stylist Zadrian Smith in conversation with Black makeup artists Ashunta Sheriff-Kendricks, Sir John Barnett and Tasha Reiko Brown on how tracing our roots back to Africa, education, self-love and mental health are key to dismantling systems of oppression and discrimination.

clock July 2, 2020Zadrian Smith

Under Armour, P&G and Revlon

Human Resources

Mirror Mirror: The Industry Breaks Down Its Diversity

In the final part of a series, leading fashion, beauty and retail companies break down the makeup of their workforces — and their diversity.

clock July 2, 2020Bridget Foley

Yusef, Nai’vasha, and Marcia Lee in conversation with Zadrian Smith.

Fashion Features

Outside View: Black Unison — Voices of Hairstylists

Journalist and stylist Zadrian Smith speaks to Black hairstylists Yusef, Nai’vasha and Marcia Lee about why the beauty industry has ignored the work of Black creatives and standards of Black beauty for so long.

clock July 1, 2020Zadrian Smith

Prada

Business Features

Mirror, Mirror: Industry Players Look at Their Diversity Quotient

Industry giants from Ralph Lauren to Target discuss where they are now and where they need to go.

clock July 1, 2020Bridget Foley

Tracy Reese

Fashion Scoops

Tracy Reese and Nonprofit Nest Launch Support for Detroit’s Underserved Creatives

“This is an opportunity to amplify Black voices and the voices of indigenous and people of color in general, to support immigrants,” the fashion designer said.

clock June 30, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

coronavirus, face mask

Business Features

How Can Influencers Stay Relevant Amid Global Concerns?

Behavioralists and industry experts weigh in on the changing landscape.

clock June 30, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Jason Bolden, Calvin Opaleye and Kollin Carter speak with moderator Zadrian Smith.

Designer and Luxury

Outside View: Black Unison — Voices of Stylists

Journalist and stylist Zadrian Smith speaks to Black stylists Jason Bolden, Kollin Carter and Calvin Opaleye about the race issue in Hollywood and the fashion industry.

clock June 30, 2020Zadrian Smith

What to Know About Beyoncé’s New Visual Album, ‘Black Is King’

Fashion Scoops

What to Know About Beyoncé’s New Visual Album, ‘Black Is King’

“The events of 2020 have made the film’s vision and message even more relevant, as people across the world embark on a historic journey.”

clock June 29, 2020Layla Ilchi

Kristen Noel Crawley

Beauty Features

KNC Beauty Founder Launches Zoom School for Black Female Entrepreneurs

“We’ll be going over resources and giving advice from other female founders to women of color who want to start a business or are in the early stages of their business,” said Kristen Noel Crawley.

clock June 29, 2020Allison Collins

Ajak Deng posed for a Numéro China editorial shoot.

Fashion Features

Black Models See Rising Representation in China

Very slowly, the Chinese fashion industry is embracing racial diversity.

clock June 29, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Business Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Views Through Fashion’s Diversity Looking Glass

WWD asks industry giants to self-reflect on diversity and inclusion.

clock June 29, 2020Bridget Foley

Diversity statistics from Gap Inc. (top) and Capri Holdings (bottom).

Business Features

Mirror, Mirror: Holding Up a Looking Glass to Diversity in Fashion

Social justice has many facets. With equal employment opportunity in the forefront of discussion, industry giants hold up a looking glass to diversity within their companies. 

clock June 29, 2020Bridget Foley

Unilever Hamburg, Germany

Media

Unilever Joins Facebook Ad Boycott, Stretches It Through Year-end

Facebook has just agreed to a “civil rights audit,” again, as more companies join a boycott aimed at addressing racist speech on the platform.

clock June 26, 2020Kali Hays

Munroe Bergdorf

People

Activism Through Art Form: Munroe Bergdorf

“I want society to recognize our humanity, to offer us opportunity, to keep us safe and encourage us to live authentically.”

clock June 26, 2020Victor Vaughns Jr.

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ANDAM Winners Marine Serre and Glenn Martens Envision Fashion's Future

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