The world has significantly changed in the past few months, and the world of fashion and business is no exception from that. Consumers now demand more from businesses than just their products and services, and likewise, shoppers want more than just a fashion statement from the fashion industry. Throughout the history of fashion people of color, and more specifically the black community, has popularized many fashion trends which were picked up by broader fashion industry used to make their own fashion statements. Now it is time for the fashion industry to give back by making a statement with a deeper meaning than fashion—one that stands for the lives of people of color (POC).
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