In her pre-fashion week memo, launched on February 1, CFDA president and fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg emphasised the significance of getting a protected house to paintings in. According to WWD, she wrote: “The current climate has been marked by brave women and men and their revelations about an unacceptable culture in politics, sports, and entertainment, as well as in fashion,” referring, after all, to the sexual misconduct claims in opposition to photographers like Terry Richardson, Bruce Weber, Mario Testino, and maximum just lately, Guess’ Paul Marciano. In addition to making the protected house for fashions all the way through New York Fashion Week, the CFDA has additionally very obviously defined what is regarded as sexual abuse (which, for the file, is described as “any involuntary sexual act in which a person is threatened, coerced, or forced to engage against their will”).