This Year’s Election Matters To Fashion And Humanity More Than Ever

The late Rep. John Lewis reminded us that the “vote is the most powerful nonviolent change agent [we] have in a democratic society,” and this year we must use it. Fashion has heard the call. Designers are contributing their time and talent to get out the vote this November — from the launch of Fashion Our Future 2020 to partnerships with When We All Vote and other voter turnout initiatives. While voting is essential, it is only the first step in saving our democracy. The November election will shape public policy that impacts all of us. And with the realities of racial injustice, the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Covid-19 and changes in commerce, it has huge stakes for the future of fashion and humanity. Here are a few key issues at stake for fashion and retail in this year’s election. Read more at Fashionista.