Black Fashion Leaders Push Industry to Move Beyond D&I Commitments
Civil rights organisation Color Of Change has partnered with the Black in Fashion Council, IMG and supermodel and activist Joan Smalls to launch #ChangeFashion, a roadmap to tackle racism and discrimination in the industry.
Slogan T-shirts, themed sneakers and marketing emails that mention the heritage celebration are rarer this year, as consumers grow tired of cash-in collections and corporate diversity efforts face a backlash. Some brands say they’re steering resources away from flashy gestures and towards more meaningful work.
As artificial intelligence continues to shape the fashion industry and its output, BoF Careers explores what AI’s advanced capabilities mean for the fashion workplace — and how the workforce could adapt to gain competitive advantage.