"We communicate who we are through clothing, it is fundamentally a part of what we wish to communicate about ourselves" true words spoken by Orsola De Castro.
So, at the Golden Globe Awards this year Hollywood came together and wore black to stand up for the #MeToo campaign. Fashion is conversation starter, and often, as it was during the Globes, it’s the simplest clothes that pave the way for constructive dialogue.
Vogue explained how "this season, the runways are bound to be filled with clothes representing political messaging and feminist battle cries, and plenty will undoubtedly be powerful to take in".
But, is it enough to wear a tee with a cool feminist slogan slapped across the front and think that is powerful enough to make a difference?
Below, 11 New York designers tell Vogue how the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements have affected them personally and creatively, and what they think needs to shift in the industry as a whole.
Please note these interviews have been taken directly from Vogue for your reading.