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Tara Donaldson

Executive Editor

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Textile Color Trends for Spring 2022 Nod to Life After Lockdown

If art mimics life, so do textiles.

Fairchild Media Group to Highlight 50 Most Powerful Women in Inaugural Event

FMG to celebrate women whose leadership fuels fashion, footwear, retail and beauty at its virtual Women in…

What’s Really Going On With Sourcing Costs?

When the cost of shipping a container goes from $2,100 to $23,000, there's a lot going on.

If Consumers Still Don’t Understand What Fast Fashion Is, Can They Help Minimize Its Impact?

If consumers are still questioning whether Zara and H&M fall into the fast-fashion category, how far has the…

Patricia Padrón, a Luxe Label That Prizes Craft Over Consumption, Reemerges

The designer says she's shedding the "robotic" ways of fast-churn fashion in favor of reclaiming balance and…

Meet Fikile Sokhulu, a Designer Poised to Join the Ranks of South Africa’s New Wave

If there’s an ideal balance between style, simplicity and sustainability, Fikile Sokhulu wants to strike…

A Look at Olympic Style Over the Years — and the Designers Who Have Contributed

The Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony begins today and though it's really about sports, it's also a little…

A Brief History of Black Designers and Couture

On Kerby Jean-Raymond, "what about Patrick Kelly?" and where Jay Jaxon fits into it all.

Fashion Seems Split on the Garment Worker Protection Act — But Why?

There's a divergence in sentiment between those who support SB 62 and those who aren't exactly rallying…

What’s Causing the Great Retail Worker Shortage?

Ahead of back-to-school and holiday, a new survey says 42 percent of retail workers are either considering or…

‘HotPants,’ ‘Battle of Versailles’ and More Fashion Words and Phrases WWD Coined

The world has John Fairchild to thank for the phrase "fashion victim" and a host of other stylish bon mots.

Tracking Fashion’s Diversity: What the 20 Biggest Apparel Companies Have Done Since the Black Squares

WWD checks in on whether fashion's 20 most valuable companies are keeping their commitments to diversity and…

These Black Creatives Want Fashion to Know What Juneteenth Really Means

Though the country is just catching on to celebrating Juneteenth, for many in the Black community, it holds…

Nike Most Resold Brand in the World — Where Others Stack Up

When it comes to resale, some brands do much better on the secondhand market than others.

Asia-Pacific Supports the Fashion Industry, but Does the Fashion Industry Support Asia-Pacific?

Fashion has largely been ignoring 75 percent of the people who make the industry possible.