CFDA and Lexus encourage American fashion brands to reshape their ethical and environmental practices.

On our minds is CFDA and Lexus’ new initiative with the aim to encourage American fashion brands to go down a more sustainable route. Founded only this year, the 17-month programme will have selected designers reassess and reshape their ethical and environmental practices through workshops and mentoring by industry leaders such as Kristy Caylor from Maiyet and Parson’s Burak Cakmak. The three brands that has “most significantly evolved their companies’ ethos to a higher standard of sustainability and social responsibility” in the end of the period will be rewarded with a cash price. Amongst the ten finalists selected to participate are established luxury brands Prabal Gurung, Nicholas K and Tome. Read more here.

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