The rich culture of Black fashion and the growth of clothing brand Shein
Author Tanisha C. Ford grew up obsessed with fashion. But it wasn't until she left home for school, when she realized the power of creating community through style. This week on Disrupted, we talk to Ford about her new book and what fashion means to her. Plus, as fast fashion businesses make clothing cheaper than ever, how are our consumption habits changing?
- Tanisha C. Ford : Professor of History at The Graduate Center, CUNY and author of Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to Fashion
- Dr. Sheng Lu : Associate Professor of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware
This week's episode was produced by James Szkobel-Wolff, Zshekinah Collier, and Catie Talarski. Special thanks to our interns, Michayla Savitt and Sara Gasparotto.