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Cindy’s Corners at NYFW: “Shop Jewish Designers” & Support A New Generation

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20.09.2021

New York Fashion Week Returned September 8th and Tried Very Hard To Be Politically Correct. But, What Happened To The Jewish Designers?

New York Fashion Week came and went. I was fortunate enough to attend several shows in one day, because as usual, September shows usually coincide with the Jewish holidays. This year’s shows competed with September 11th anniversary commemorations, a new COVID rise with mask and vaccination mandates and a rise in crime in New York City, causing some concerns among designers, attendees and business insiders.

Here Is My Concern

New York Fashion Week was actually Black Fashion Week. I attended shows featuring gorgeous clothes by Black designers, sat in mostly Black audiences and even attended shows with my BFF, who happens to be Black.

That was not the problem.

The issue is when the fashion business became WOKE. When the fashion associations highlighted shopping for Black fashion designers, they did not give the same considerations to Hispanic, Asian, Native American or Caucasian designers. In an industry that suffered terribly during the pandemic, it really wasn’t right.

Coincidentally, September is Hispanic Heritage Month, yet no “Shop Hispanic........

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