People of color in fashion often feel like they do not belong. Black employees in particular say they have a range of difficult feelings associated with being at times the only Black person in the room.

All alone
We strive to provide individuals with disabilities equal access to our website. If you would like information about this content we will be happy to work with you. Please email us at:

To explore the interactive, see “Voices and viewpoints of fashion students and emerging designers,” July 20, 2021.