It’s almost the end of the year. The last month of the year started with a great fashion conference for big thinkers – BoF Voices. Inspiration mixed with industry files and invaluable future economy insights blew my mind. Looking back, I chose my top 9 fashion quotes from a fashion conference of the year.

Business of Fashion Top 9 Fashion QuotesJune Sarpong, Influential, TV Broadcaster:
“Diversity is where the magic happens – it’s how you learn.”

“It’s time to start thinking outside of the fashion box.”

“I’d like the fashion industry to teach the construction industry regarding LGBT community inclusion.”

Richard Dobbs, Senior Partner McKinsey & Partners:

“How many of your shoes are designed for elder hands?”

Deray Mckesson, Black Lives Matter:

“The Looks have changed, the message not so much.”

“Most of you haven’t been to a catwalk show of a black designer who isn’t Kanye West.”

“Putting a black model on a cover of your magazine is not enough – what is the story in your magazine about?”

Li Edelkoort, Fashion influential, trend forecaster:

“How is it possible that the dress is cheaper than a sandwich?”

Find more of Li’s thoughts about the Future of Fashion HERE.