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Jason Wu on Sustainability, Size-Inclusivity and Being Inspired by ‘South Park’

Sustainability, size-inclusivity and being inspired by “South Park” were among key topics discussed Thursday in a conversation between Jason Wu and Gary Wassner, chief executive officer of Hilldun Corp.
The chat took place at a conference titled “Vortex: Paradox, Promise, Possibility,” sponsored by Initiatives in Art and Culture at the Museum of the City of New York.
Gary Wassner: How have things changed in fashion over the past 10 years?
Jason Wu: Things have completely changed since I’ve been working in fashion the past 10 years. Our perception of what’s acceptable in fashion and what’s not acceptable has really changed. As designers, we’re more open-minded. We’re embracing different markets and different price points. I just recently did a plus-size collection with Eloquii that ranged from $95 to $200. It wasn’t about doing what I do for less.…It was elevating the plus market.
G.W.: Talk about the changing face of luxury.
J.W.: When I began, we were exclusively luxury. Everything was over $1,200. Since then I launched another price point. It used to be called Grey Jason Wu, now it’s all combined as Jason Wu. Things go from $250 to $10,000. It’s more of a range. It’s not about being pigeon-holed in one category. If you

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