There’s no denying it, 2016 has been a challenging year. But among the shake-ups, rollbacks, and missed opportunities, there's been quite a bit of positive news within the fashion industry that's indication that things have changed — not because of a passing trend, but because we've evolved.
It’s vitally important to acknowledge the altruistic actions that occur in our world and celebrate the milestones. Recognizing progressive moves, even small ones, reminds us what we’re striving toward: fashion equality, eco-friendly products, and inclusivity in every sense of the word. And, we made real strides in 2016. From an increase of body diversity on the runway and in campaigns to sustainable style gaining more brand support, read on to see the 35 things we think the fashion industry got right in 2016.