While bigger fashion brands and the industry as a whole have been under increasing pressure in the last decade to provide more visibility into their supply and sustainability processes, there are still many facets of the industry that remain somewhat opaque, and in definite need of further scrutiny.
The fashion industry is changing at every level. These seismic shifts in most areas of the industry have needed to happen for a while but were accelerated considerably by events that took place in 2020.
Global fashion brands are engaging with politics more than ever before. The high stakes felt on either side of the US presidential election, prompted fashion brands to end their long held silence, taking action and responding to consumers calls for solidarity, on issues about which they are now expected to get involved.