The Politics Of Your Clothes

by Calin Brown Designers are renowned for their bold political statements – from Tommy Hilfiger’s use of white bandanas on the runway this year...

by Calin Brown (Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images)A clearance clothing rack at T.J.Maxx in Miami.Designers are renowned for their bold political statements – from Tommy Hilfiger’s use of white bandanas on the runway this year to fashion designer Tracy Reese’s advocacy for Planned Parenthood.However, many clothing brands and manufacturers choose a more subtle route by speaking with their wallets.During the 2016 election cycle, the clothing manufacturing industry spent $6.8 mill...