Fashion Month Fall 2022 felt like a return to form. Not only did we witness an uptick when it came to street style, the number of in-person shows jumped. Although the face masks spotted in the front rows remind us that the pandemic is still impacting the industry.
With the return of more live presentations, diversity was up across almost all categories. We’re talking race, size and gender. (The former two experienced significant improvement.) In fact, the only area where it faltered was the booking of models over 50. Which proves there’s still work to do.
Keep reading to see how Fashion Month Fall 2022 fared.
Fall 2022 is the most racially diverse season ever. Well, barely. We examined 4,409 model appearances across 193 major presentations and discovered a slight increase from Spring 2022’s 48 percent models of color to 48.6 percent. It’s progress, but we were hoping for a bigger bump.
Not surprisingly, New York was the most…