Activist Hoda Katebi speaks passionately about fashion’s ‘revolution-washing,’ while Tehran-based design duo Shirin and Shiva Vaqar lift the lid on the restrictive conditions faced by Iran’s emerging brands at VOICES 2019.
Speakers including Alok Menon, Juergen Teller and Trisha Shetty reflect on the fashion industry's uncertain outlook.
The industry is grappling with an uncertain outlook amid projections for slowing growth and mounting socio-political unrest, but new technology and business models offer hope for innovative solutions.
Tehran-based fashion designers Shirin and Shiva Vaqar joined Hoda Katebi, an Iranian-American activist who founded America's first apparel manufacturing co-op run by refugee women. They discussed the fashion industry in Iran, a country that has long been isolated from the Western world.