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26 Fashion Folks Tell Us What They'd Change About The Fashion Industry

Stripes and canes are IN, attitudes are OUT.

1. Maeve, stylist, and Beagy, stylist

Maeve: "I don't like the 'who wore it best' columns." Beagy: "I don't like THE ATTITUDES."
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Maeve: "I don't like the 'who wore it best' columns."

Beagy: "I don't like THE ATTITUDES."

2. Sean, blogger

"Fashion needs more personality, and the classics and glamor need to come back."
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"Fashion needs more personality, and the classics and glamor need to come back."

3. Briy, model (far right)

"I'd like to improve the diversity, and the sexual harassment in fashion. I'd like models to actually get paid for jobs. OH, and the whole Terry Richardson thing."
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"I'd like to improve the diversity, and the sexual harassment in fashion. I'd like models to actually get paid for jobs. OH, and the whole Terry Richardson thing."

4. Zachary, student

"The fashion industry should try to bring more outsiders in. I feel like The Devil Wears Prada has given a false view of the industry to people."
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"The fashion industry should try to bring more outsiders in. I feel like The Devil Wears Prada has given a false view of the industry to people."

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5. Ahmed

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"There should be more focus on the dapper style."

6. Deryck, designer

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"I preferred Fashion Week at Bryant Park."

7. Nathan, model

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"I want more dance."

8. Adam Bobby, designer Bobby's Bowties

"I don't like that fashion is so exclusive. It needs to be more available to everyone. Instead of money, it needs to be about the heart of the work."
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"I don't like that fashion is so exclusive. It needs to be more available to everyone. Instead of money, it needs to be about the heart of the work."

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9. Pedro

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"Contamination. Factories are bad for the environment. Fast fashion is bad for the environment."

10. Kingo

"More creativity. It was a little safe."
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"More creativity. It was a little safe."

11. Romeo

"The lack of elegance. I love elegance."
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"The lack of elegance. I love elegance."

12. Nicoletta, stylist

"The egos."
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"The egos."

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13. Yanyan and Shonicc

Yanyan: "Nothing. It's crazy but it's lovely."
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Yanyan: "Nothing. It's crazy but it's lovely."

14. Wickett

"I'd make it so it wasn't so hard to get into fuckin' Lincoln Center."
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"I'd make it so it wasn't so hard to get into fuckin' Lincoln Center."

15. Dawilda

"Fashion should be more affordable."
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"Fashion should be more affordable."

16. Festy and Chaby, style bloggers from Hungary

Festy: "Here, nothing. Everything is so high quality. In Hungary, where we're from, we have to improve more."
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Festy: "Here, nothing. Everything is so high quality. In Hungary, where we're from, we have to improve more."

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17. Sandi, stylist and blogger

"I wouldn't change anything. It's great."
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"I wouldn't change anything. It's great."

18. Delon, stylist

"The industry should be more welcoming."
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"The industry should be more welcoming."

19. Yazmin

"I want to see less animal testing and less fur."
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"I want to see less animal testing and less fur."

20. Kie

"Diversity. It's not as mixed as it could be when it comes to models and designers."
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"Diversity. It's not as mixed as it could be when it comes to models and designers."

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21. Darlene

"I wanna see more crazy people, more flashy fashion, and more freedom."
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"I wanna see more crazy people, more flashy fashion, and more freedom."

22. Jamal and Faustina, stylists and bloggers

Faustina: "Fashion is too much like high school and that needs to change. We need a principal that puts their foot down and accepts vision and creativity above all."Jamal: "There's not enough brand loyalty."
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Faustina: "Fashion is too much like high school and that needs to change. We need a principal that puts their foot down and accepts vision and creativity above all."

Jamal: "There's not enough brand loyalty."

23. Curran J.

"Men need to be more stylish."
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"Men need to be more stylish."

24. Paola, stylist and designer

"The industry needs to give upcoming designers more of a chance."
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"The industry needs to give upcoming designers more of a chance."

25. Nassier, model

"Fashion Week would be longer."
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"Fashion Week would be longer."

26. Al, Stylist

OH GIRL, HE'S RIGHT BEHIND YOU!
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OH GIRL, HE'S RIGHT BEHIND YOU!

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