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FMG Diversity Forum

Abloh and Beyond: What Black Leadership and Legacy Means for Fashion

Balmain's Olivier Rousteing, designer Victor Glemaud and HFR founder Brandice Daniel talked about the legacy…

Gender Inclusion in Fashion Means More Than ‘Putting a Dress on a Boy’

In a time where gender norms continue to be challenged and broken down, designer Ludovic de Saint Sernin and…

Wayfair’s KeyAnna Schmiedl Emphasizes the Importance of Honesty in Advancing Diversity

Instead of tallying representation numbers, organizations should be working toward foundational changes.

Fashion Industry Leaders Share Experiences of Microaggressions and Feeling Unwelcome

Why microaggressions can't be washed away with corporate trainings alone.

Model Allyship: Egami, P&G Beauty on Building Pathways With Business Owners of Color

Anitra Marsh and Teneshia Jackson Warner discuss a breakdown of the barriers and the value of mentorship.

Beauty Brand Founders Talk Growth Without Racial Labels

Founders of KraveBeauty, The Lip Bar and World of Chris Collins spin brand misconceptions into long-term…

Is Fashion Fair to People With Disabilities?

As with any other aspect of diversity in fashion, there's more to be done in adequately including people with…

BADG and Commission Develop Supportive Strategies

One effort will help advance Black creatives and another will benefit organizations that support the Asian…

Companies With Limited Racial Diversity Exclude Consumers Before They Even Shop, Sephora Study Finds

Three-quarters of consumers say brands fail to show diversity in skin tones, body types and hair textures in…

Fashion’s Diversity Efforts Haven’t Been Inclusive Enough

Kirk Palmer Associates' Kyle Rudy has seen requests for racial diversity become more intentional in…

How Fashion Can Reconcile Its Troubled Relationship With Cultural Appropriation

Phyllis Taylor, Daniel Huby and Pooky Lee expanded on appropriation and evading it during Fairchild Media…

If Companies Don’t Act, Women’s Leadership in the Post-Pandemic Workforce Could Suffer

"We're starting to see women in senior leadership ranks opt out or fail. So the question is, why is that?"

How to Avoid Tokenism and Segregation in Championing Diversity

There is no shortage of ways to promote inclusion without tokenism and segregation, but many companies in…

The New Solution to Cultural Appropriation? ‘Nothing From Us Without Us,’ Mexico’s Culture Secretary Says

"Behind a garment, there's a cultural community," Alejandra Frausto Guerrero said during a Fairchild…

How Diversity Leaders at Gap and LVMH Are ‘Operationalizing Inclusion’

"You cannot be afraid to start, you have to get after this work, it is the business imperative," Gap Inc.'s…