Today, the initial lineup of speakers has been announced for the 2019 Vogue Forces of Fashion conference. Newly appointed chairman of the CFDA Tom Ford, Tory Burch, Wes Gordon of Carolina Herrera, Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss, and Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler are all participating. Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour will once again serve as the host of the event. Scheduled over two days in New York City, on October 10 and 11, the conference will include not only impactful Q&As but experiential sessions and group discussions.
This year’s theme focuses on the future of fashion. Designers, entrepreneurs, and cultural influencers will address topics from sustainability to inclusivity in no-holds-barred, everything’s-on-the-table conversations. Stay tuned for more announcements, and be sure to keep checking the official Forces of Fashion website for updates.