• CFDA Announces New Initiative To Support BlPOC

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    By Nandi Howard · February 23, 2021February 23, 2021 Yesterday, The Council of Fashion Designers of America announced IMPACT, a new digital initiative that supports Black and Brown creatives through this transformative period in the industry. Over the past year, the fashion industry dove into recycled conversations about the lack of diversity that sits at these tables within. However in 2020, diffrent from the years of inclusion conversations in the past, we've started to garner results. Inspired initially by the Black Lives Matter movement that took place this past summer, the CFDA has...
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  • These 6 Trends Were Everywhere at Fashion Week

    These 6 Trends Were Everywhere at Fashion Week

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    By Jamila Stewart · February 22, 2021February 23, 2021 The digital direction of Fashion Week gave designers free range to exercise the extent of their creativity, resulting in thoughtful video presentations that explored everything from the reality of 2020 to the cultural roots of brands spearheaded by Black creatives. But of course, in the midst of collections so greatly unique to themselves, a few overarching fall fashion trends managed to stand out. In general, much of the world is still working from home with large gatherings on a pause, and fashion trends continue to follow suit. But...
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