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Tara Donaldson

Executive Editor

Tara Donaldson is the executive editor of WWD and head of diversity, equity and inclusion for Fairchild Media Group. She has been with WWD for nearly two years, following seven years leading editorial at WWD's sister publication Sourcing Journal. She has covered the fashion trade, from textiles to retail, bringing to light issues surrounding sustainability, social impact and inclusion.

More From Tara Donaldson

10 Questions With Mishi McDuff: Leading a Metaverse Fashion Brand, Collaborations and What Fashion Still Doesn’t Get About Virtual Clothing

The virtual fashion brand CEO on what fashion still needs to grasp about metaverse fashion, and who may be…

Can Art and Science Team to Finally Curb Fashion’s Waste? SXD Believes So

Often, zero waste gets lumped with the granola-hemp-fabric-not-stylish stereotypes of sustainable fashion…

Meet Stephanie Headley: The Woman Now Set to Refresh Olay Skin Care

Olay has a new leader at its helm and she's on a mission to see the skin care brand inside everyone's…

The Folklore Group Just Raised $1.7M to Launch Premier Wholesale Platform for African Designers

"You have the LVMHs, the Kerings, the Yoox Net-a-porter Group and now there's The Folklore Group. And we're…

Dior to Show in L.A., Design Lab Winners, Shinola’s Eyewear Deal

Dior will show menswear in L.A. next month, the Design Lab's winners are revealed, and Shinola signs an…

These 14 Creators Are Part of Prada-backed Experimental Design Lab

Theaster Gates and Prada Group have named the first cohort of creatives in the Dorchester Industries…

Watch This Space: Prada-backed Experimental Design Lab Is Cultivating a Crop of Creators to Know

The Dorchester Industries Experimental Design Lab has its sights on designing the future of creative work.

EXCLUSIVE: Victor Glemaud Adds Eyewear to Offering With New Tura Collab

In a break from the status quo, the label's designer specs are crafted with diversity in mind.

Levi’s First DE&I Impact Report Lays Out 4-Step Blueprint for Delivering on Diversity

Levi's is taking an "all-hands-on-deck" approach to diversity — and those hands include Chip Bergh's.

10 Questions With Greedilous Designer Younhee Park: AI-designed Fashion, the Trend She Wants Back and South Korea’s Contribution to Fashion

"It would be safe to say that more of deep Korean culture is going to be shown throughout our fashion…

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…

Are Peel-and-press Nails the Next Thing in Polish? Kyutee Thinks So.

The beauty brand's solution delivers on nail design, ease and the long-lasting wear that has given gel its…

Meet the Artisanal Brand Shirking Fast Fashion in Favor of Drops Aligned With the Full Moon

This Brooklyn-based brand is reintroducing itself as a label that prizes an unpressured creative process and…

Look Out for LATAM: The Latin Region Is in the Midst of a Digital Commerce Revolution

"It definitely has created a movement within the industry, and all eyes are in Latin America," LAFS cofounder…

Who Owns American Fashion? Ralph Lauren Undertakes a Mission to Highlight the Black Contribution

A capsule collection with two HBCUs drops later this month honoring their history and sartorial traditions…