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Target Black-owned businesses

Social Impact

Target to Spend More Than $2 Billion With Black-owned Businesses by 2025

The plan includes adding products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses and partnering with more third-party, Black-owned firms.

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Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Danielle Bernstein Leaving Macy’s

The fashion influencer and entrepreneur is moving her nameplate brand to the We Wore What website while continuing to grow both brands.

clock March 16, 2021Kellie Ell

Howard Silver (left) with designers Stan Herman and Donna Karan.

Fashion Scoops

Howard Silver, Purveyor of Luxury and Niche Fabrics, Dies

Silver revived his father’s textile business, Jasco Fabrics, becoming a source for nearly every notable American brand.

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Fashion Features

Atlein Rethinks Production, Lowers Prices

The designer has also begun using Seaqual fabric made from recycled plastic.

clock January 25, 2021Mimosa Spencer

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Innovation

Short Takes: Christopher Raeburn and More Turning to ‘Open-Sourced’ Fashion Design

Christopher Raeburn, Chromat, Adiff and fashion thinkers are turning to open-sourced ideas and designs.

clock January 20, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Social Impact

The Return of Designer-Activists in 2021

Designer-activists internally shaped brands like Esprit and Patagonia, but sustainable activism will look to policy and ESG this year.

clock January 6, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Styles from Kepler's The Empress collection.

Fashion Features

Get to Know: Kepler

Get to know the creative process behind Kepler.

clock November 5, 2020Kimberly Infante

Intimately

Intimates

Adaptive Fashion Fights Stigmas Among People With Disabilities

Lingerie brands like Intimately are creating innerwear for women with disabilities that are both functional and sexy.

clock October 20, 2020Kellie Ell

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Government and Trade

Political Contributions: Fashion’s Heavy Hitters Support Candidates With Cash

Designers and celebrities tend to swing blue, while retail executives are more likely to lean right. 

clock October 6, 2020Kellie Ell

7 Latinx Designers to Watch This Season: Mozh Mozh

Fashion Features

7 Latinx Designers to Watch This Season

Seven Latinx designers share insight into how their heritage influences their brands.

clock September 30, 2020Andrew Shang and Luis Campuzano and Thomas Waller

Designer Carolina Herrera and staff in fall fitting with model Gisele Bundchen.

Designer and Luxury

12 of Fashion’s Most Influential Latinx Designers

In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, WWD here takes a look back at some of the most iconic designers from Latin America and Spain.

clock September 22, 2020Tonya Blazio-Licorish

AKNVAS Spring 2021

Fashion Features

The Spring 2021 Collections: NYFW — Ones to Watch

Four young brands share insight to their spring 2021 collections.

clock September 14, 2020Thomas Waller and Andrew Shang and Luis Campuzano

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Fashion Features

Get to Know: Wed

Get to know the designers behind the imaginative brand Wed.

clock June 10, 2020Kimberly Infante

Instagram posts from Mimi Moffie and Asia O'Hara.

Fashion Features

Voices of Fashion’s Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done, Part 3

In the final part of the series, black creatives sound off on racism, fighting police brutality, what brands can do to enact change, and more.

clock June 9, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Emily Mercer and Luis Campuzano and Rosemary Feitelberg and Jenny B. Fine and Booth Moore

Instagram posts from Armando Cabral and BLK MKT Vintage.

Fashion Features

Voices of Fashion’s Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done, Part 2

Part two in an ongoing dialogue with the industry’s black creatives on changes that need to be made.

clock June 8, 2020Andrew Shang and Thomas Waller and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg and Jean E. Palmieri and Booth Moore and Jenny B. Fine and Alex Badia

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