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Sociology’s Cassi Pittman Claytor discusses racial diversityin the luxury fashion industry

Inside Kering’s racial diversity rethink

Vogue: Cassi Pittman Claytor, the Climo Junior Professor in the Department of Sociology at the College of Arts and Sciences, discussed how greater racial diversity remains a challenge at almost every level of the luxury fashion industry, from the production of goods to marketing and corporate leadership. “There are lots of barriers to entry and a lack of opportunities for people of color on all levels,” she said.