Franca Sozzani

R.I.P Franca Sozzani, Ethical Fashion Powerhouse

Today the world has lost Franca Sozzani, Italian Vogue’s risk-taking editor-in-chief and one of ethical fashion’s staunchest advocates. She was 66. “The respect and…

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UN, Fashion Industry Team Up to Support African Manufacturing

When it comes to promoting development in Africa, the fashion industry isn’t pulling any punches. Some of the sector’s biggest names are working with the United Nations…

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Is the African-Inspired Fashion Trend a Form of Cultural Imperialism?

Photos by Nneka Salmon Fashion and cultural appropriation are more than passing acquaintances. The latter, which is typically bandied about with terms like “borrowing” or…

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Italian Vogue's Editor-in-Chief Praises Livia Firth's Green Carpet Challenge

Franca Sozzani, editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue wants to paint the red carpet a more verdant hue. Writing on her blog on Wednesday, Sozzani praised countrywoman Livia Firth, wife of…

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