Harlem’s Fashion Row Will Host Fourth Annual Black History Month Summit
HARLEM, USA — Brandice Daniel‘s Harlem’s Fashion Row will host its fourth annual Black History Month Summit, titled “Fashion’s Promise,” virtually on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Prada is the title sponsor, the summit seeks to shed light on the luxury fashion community as some of the world’s most recognizable brands answer the question: Are retailers making a difference?
Following a year where many brands made a commitment to break down barriers and work on ending systemic racism in the workplace, Harlem’s Fashion Row looks to explore their commitment.
The summit is part of an ongoing effort to bring diversity and the inclusion of designers of color to the forefront of the fashion industry.
LVMH, Capri Holdings, PVH Corp., Savage x Fenty and Nike are are also participating in the event.
Panels and topics include “Designer Point of View” by Shopbop; “The Movement: Organizations Poised to Create Real Change in Fashion and Retail for Black Professionals”; “Where Are They Now? Following Through on Creating Access and Opportunity for Black Talent”; “The Education Gap and How to Fix It,” and “History Makers and the Untold Stories of African Americans in Fashion.”
Photos Credit: Brandice Daniel / HFW