Inclusive communities like this can always be found at shows as Chromat and Christian Siriano, who season after season prove the power of true diversity. “Everyone has to come to the table and be exactly who they are, and that’s very emotional,” he says Jordan Bogigianwho worked with the designer Becca McCarren-Tran to bring the Chromat show to life for two years now. “When you get to know a fashion space with a brand like Chromat, you can forget that not everyone is so inclusive and so wonderful. It was such a great introduction [to what the future of fashion could look like]. For its part, many large photographers — including Garcia, and Abrams Lydia Hudgens – strive to capture the thick beauty when possible. Images that reflect the people that this industry has long rejected.