Is European fashion paying enough attention to Black Lives Matter?

Black Lives Matter Fashion Roundtable image 1Having worked in the European fashion industry for a long time before coming to the US, this is a question I had to ask. I suspect there might be a tendency across the pond to think that this big, loud uprising is essentially “an American thing.” The United States of America is, after all,  where cops are outfitted like warriors, and, of course, slavery happened right there in American cotton fields and plantations, right? We’re absolved over here, no?

Happily this hazy view of global history is being challenged daily but I enjoyed hearing from these 5 Black fashion professionals currently working in the European Industry who explained frankly how things really are. Check out their experiences here at FashionUnited…

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