Tag: Council of Fashion Designers of America

Big Beauty Tuesday: How Tracy Reese and CFDA President CaSandra Diggs Are Designing an Inclusive Fashion Industry

When Black women lead, we typically bring everyone to the table; it’s been proven time and again, with increasingly inclusive results. That’s why, as we kick off Women’s History Month, we’re so excited to see Black women, who have so long been the drivers of culture, taking their rightful places at the head of tables […]

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Thinking Creatively: The CFDA Launches the IMPACT Initiative to Build a Pipeline for Black and Brown Talent

Photo: Studio4dich (Shutterstock) Representation matters. We hear it, and we know it to be true; we also know it to be good for business. But if the racial reckoning of this past year has proven anything—beyond a need for the long-overdue overhaul of any number of American institutions and industries—it’s that even the most well-meaning […]

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Tom Ford on Wearing the Same Ripped Jeans and Allowing Himself to ‘Be Unproductive’

VF You’re God? TF You’re not God of the world, but you are God of that film. You decide what people say, what they do, where they go, whether they die, whether they live. You create something, and it’s very permanent. Fashion is not, sadly, as permanent. You know, you can look at a beautiful […]

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American Fashion Nominates the Designers of the Year. They Really Make You Think.

When the coronavirus prompted the Council of Fashion Designers of America to postpone the 2020 CFDA Fashion Awards, the annual “Oscars of the Fashion World” (industry prom) originally scheduled for June 8, it seemed like another glittering evening of voyeurism and celebration had fallen to the pandemic. On Monday, however, the organization revealed that while […]

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