How Fast Fashion is Killing Creativity

To keep up with the short attention span of style trends, the fashion industry must move fast, and this often comes at the expense of the very people fueling its creativity. Many top designers and creative directors have already suffered the effects of burnout—including Donna Karan, Ann Demeulemeester, Jeremy Laing and more—prompting them to leave their label or the industry altogether. As The Cut points out, the only way for the fashion industry to sustain positive growth is if its designers are given sufficient time to incubate and execute their ideas.