Stacey Bendet, Alice + Olivia
In just a month, the fashion industry — along with the rest of the world — looks drastically different. With in-store shopping on hold and a decrease in overall customer spending, independent designers are navigating a rapidly changing number of obstacles in their businesses. Yet, in the midst of these challenges, these designers are giving back, returning to their creative roots and focusing on the things that matter most to lead with positivity and purpose. We asked each of them how they are keeping perspective and staying positive.