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Tara Donaldson

Executive Editor

Tara Donaldson is the executive editor of WWD and head of diversity, equity and inclusion for Fairchild Media Group. She has been with WWD for nearly two years, following seven years leading editorial at WWD's sister publication Sourcing Journal. She has covered the fashion trade, from textiles to retail, bringing to light issues surrounding sustainability, social impact and inclusion.

More From Tara Donaldson

Why Does It Feel Like Fashion Can’t Be Proud of Its Pride?

Companies, The Trevor Project's Sofi Goode says, are "kind of experiencing some of the backlash that the…

An Artist, a Luxury Fashion House and the Start of a Solution to Fashion’s Diversity Problem?

Theaster Gates and Prada are creating a model more may want to mimic.

Thierry Le Gouès Is in His ‘90s Era With a New Fashion Book

From Carla Bruni to Naomi Campbell, grunge to glamour, Italy to India, it's all in this compilation set for…

Looking for Luxury? Try These 5 Less Expected Locales

Consider these spots travel's answer to quiet luxury.

UPS, IMG Launch Fund to Help HBCU Designers Debut at New York Fashion Week

Three designers are set to get support for their first NYFW shows.

Black Designers From Theaster Gates and Prada Group Cohort Take Their Talent to Venice Architecture Biennale

As promised, they've been fueling further opportunities for their Experimental Design Lab Cohort.

At Levi’s, DEI Progress Comes Amid Missteps

Representation numbers are crawling up but AI has had its adverse role to play.

Junkanoo Joy in The Bahamas

Consider this December festival an alternative kind of joy to the world for the holiday season.

Nick Cave’s Career Retrospective at the Guggenheim Stretches Well Beyond the Soundsuit

It's textiles, sculpture and paintings that work to bring beauty to the ugliness of injustice.

VF’s Latest Diversity Report Shows Progress in Organizational Integration, Not Just Numbers

Theirs seems to be a recognition that DE&I is an everyone job.

‘Bridgerton’ and Monica Rich Kosann Bring the Show’s Fine Jewelry Aesthetic to Consumers

The collection rings heavy on the romance "Bridgerton" brings.

There’s a Known Shortage of Women on Public Boards, but What’s Happening on Private Boards?

In both cases, not enough.

Are Companies Handling the Chief Diversity Officer Role All Wrong?

If the DE&I team is a party of one, the answer is yes.

New ‘Valentino Rosso’ Book Explores 50 Years of the Maison’s Affair With the Color Red

"The only color I work with is red," Valentino once told WWD.

Ralph Lauren Accused of Using Mexican ‘Identity Symbols’ as Merchandise

The company has issued a public apology to Mexico.