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Diversity and Inclusion

REI Launches $30 Million Initiative to Support 300 Entrepreneurs of Color

The retailer is also looking to generate $1 billion in cumulative sales.

WWD Honors: Target, Best-performing Retailer, Large Cap

WWD honors the big-box retailer for its exceptional growth over the last few years.

Tribu May Be the Fashion Industry Connector Latin Americans Haven’t Had

Tribu is creating the fashion community that the long exclusive, Eurocentric industry never offered.

Willy Chavarria on Design Ethos, Latinx vs. Latine and What True Inclusivity Looks Like

"Just because you are Latino doesn't mean you have to be a Latino designer," the designer told WWD.

Yoox Debuts Capsule Collection With Les Girls Les Boys

The casual clothing and underwear capsule hitting the Yoox e-commerce on Oct. 14 is flanked by campaign…

Nike Shareholders Ask for More Transparency Around Diversity Efforts

Some shareholders want pay and hiring data along racial and gender lines at Wednesday's shareholder meeting.

On Leadership, M.M. LaFleur CEO Says ‘Men Should Lean Out’ Instead of Calling on Women to Lean in More

Sarah LaFleur says the onus can't all be on women to lean in.

Black in Fashion Council’s First HRC Report Finds Fashion Companies ‘Still Unmistakably Devoid of Black Representation’

The report is the first of what will be yearly publications on fashion's progress toward diversity and…

Vans Unveils ‘So Much More’ Initiative for Latinx Heritage Month

The brand tapped four artists to express through art what Latinx culture means to them as part of Latinx…

Chinese Lingerie Is Looking Larger and More Inclusive Than Ever

It's commonly thought that Chinese physiques are small, but the larger-size market is exploding fast with…

Jeannie Mai Talks I.N.C. Collaboration, Fashion, Baby News and Jeezy

The talk show host and producer is promoting inclusivity with her new line with Macy's that will be sold…

American Girl Celebrates 35 Years: It’s Not Child’s Play

Prabal Gurung and Carly Cushnie attended the event that was created with Harlem's Fashion Row.

Are Companies Still Othering Women With Their Efforts at Inclusion?

With the still-slow uptick in women in executive leadership roles, are current inclusion efforts truly…

New Fellowship for Black Entrepreneurs Aims to Tackle Racial Wealth Gap

The gap remains wide despite the influx of cash for creatives of color in the post-George Floyd era.

Charles Harbison Pays Tribute to His Mother and Working-Class Black Women in Essay for The Atlantic

The fashion industry needs to pay more attention to working-class Black women, according to Harbison.