Impact is being launched with a talent directory powered by Creatively.
The fashion industry is in need of substantial change, with only 4 percent of the CFDA’s members identifying as Black as of June.
Ford talked about perseverance, setting goals and having a vision.
All 10 finalists will receive funds and mentorship, typically reserved for the top three designers.
Fashion designers like Diane von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, Donna Karan and more designed their own take on the fashion football helmet in celebration of the 2014 Super Bowl.
In 2014, 48 fashion designers teamed with the NFL to create couture versions of football helmets in celebration of Super Bowl XLVIII that was held in the New York area.
Most of the presentations will take place virtually, with a few live events sprinkled in.
Conducted by the CFDA and PVH Corp., the research found the problems are clear and the solutions are achievable, even if the execution seems complex.
All American designers will be included on the calendar, regardless of where they are showing or collection release date.
Jason Wu is an exception who is planning a small, socially distanced in-person fashion show.
The New York-based designer grasped the functionality of high-tech fabrics decades before most brands did.
The project aims to raise money for the BFC Foundation Fashion Fund and CFDA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity programming.