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.
Tracy Reese is among the designers, who has created an upcycled look.
The Detroit-based designer is continuing her journey into sustainability with her latest Hope for Flowers collection.
There are currently 25 to 30 designers participating in the mentoring group founded by Bethann Hardison.
Tracy Reese will be among the industry veterans addressing the 75 Black designers at the virtual retreat.
“This is an opportunity to amplify Black voices and the voices of indigenous and people of color in general, to support immigrants,” the fashion designer said.
An incubator-design studio hybrid, a vintage resource and a start-up d-to-c are each promoting Black designers in different ways.
Now is the time to amplify black voices when discussing widespread changes that need to be made.
The New York-based organization champions designers of color.
Representatives from U.S. airlines are said to be sharing information about developing uniforms to ensure their employees’ well-being.
Neri Oxman, Abrima Erwiah, Tracy Reese, Gabriela Hearst, Eileen Fisher, Karina Givargisoff addressed the issue at U.N. Women USA event.
Public School’s founders hope their new platform will inspire others to commit to sustainability.
The three American brands are the latest to link up with airlines, with Zac Posen and Ozwald Boating being among the others.
This year’s five brands will participate in a nine-month business residency with mentoring from leading executives.