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But There Is Still a Very Long Way to Go
When it comes to the power structure of established brands, and the designers who represent them, Black representation is incredibly small.
Of the 64 brands we contacted, only Off-White has a Black chief executive — and that man, Virgil Abloh, is also the founder.
Of the 69 designers or creative directors