Episode 22: Kimberly M. Jenkins on fashion, race and accountability
June 17th, 2019
Kimberly M. Jenkins is a leading expert on the intersections of race and the fashion industry. In the midst of Gucci’s recent controversies, Kimberly has recently become the brand’s first in-house scholar, for which she will consult on responsible design practices that do not invoke racial stereotypes and iconography. We spoke with Kimberly on what the study of race and fashion means to her, and her plans for Gucci and beyond.