Many aspects of men’s style and tailoring today have roots and influences in Black culture and youth movements, but the contributions from the community often go without mention.
The panelists discussed how to turn words into action and leverage diversity to better balance the business.
The report was commissioned by management at The New York Times eight months ago.
Moda Operandi is the latest retailer to take Aurora James’ pledge toward greater representation of Black designers in the fashion industry.
The organizations are behind a new summer internship program to diversify fashion’s next generation.
Creatives of color speak candidly about the hurdles they’ve faced in trying to build their businesses.
Following last summer’s racial justice protests and the police killing of George Floyd, companies across industries vowed to improve diversity.
Partnerships — and opportunities — are paramount for the success of Black designers and creatives in the fashion industry.
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.
Inclusivity and unity anchor the company’s ethos and outreach efforts.
Harlem’s Fashion Row is helping to push the industry beyond surface level efforts on diversity, and driving home the need for accountability.
Tapestry has signed up for a three-year commitment .
Hubert de Givenchy’s Black house models in the late ‘70s sent a clear message to fashion about diversity. But has the industry regressed?