Designing a footwear collection that is sustainable is met with many challenges. The good thing is that this course will help you navigate those objections and put you on the right path of sustainable design.
Expand your community network with BDC About BDC Founded in 2018, the Black Design Collective is comprised of accomplished fashion industry professionals-of-color who seek to amplify the influence of and create opportunities for the community of Black apparel and accessory designers and costume designers within the US and abroad. The BDC mission is rooted in …
Our social tragedy has been reduced to a freakin’ Jibbitz charm with a donut sugar coated in pink glaze, sprinkles, witchy looking nails and a weird double branded campaign.
NIKE has dropped its Happy Pineapple collection featuring a very happy pineapple and vegan sneaker uppers using Pineapple “leather” Piñatex.
Our black dollar spending power ends up in the hands of non-blacks. Period. There is no circulation. There is no ecosystem. And therefore we cannot hold on the movement for more than a moment.
It is February 2021 and the sneaker industry pulls out all the stops for 28 (or 29) days celebrating Black History Month. Sneaker collectors are stacking up their boxes and reveling in the mound of inspiration and forward thinking.
It is called the Standbox and it reduces the carbon footprint right at the manufacturing stage because it lets the manufacturer and brands use a kind of shipping box to store, display and sell the shoes.
The pandemic will accelerate trends that were in motion prior to the crisis, as shopping shifts to digital and consumers continue to champion fairness and social justice. BOF Well, it’s 2021. Is anyone excited yet? The capital was stormed this week and we may have a presidential voting conflict like many other countries around the …
Kerby Jean-Raymond, Creative Director of Reebok and Pyer Moss, talks to TJ Walker of Cross Colors in an historical Black Design Collective event.
The Impact Receipt is a brand’s marketing tool that aims to educate customers about the value and meaningfulness of each item they purchase.