As a fashion designer you will go on to produce fashion for visual consumption, you may find that you are inspired by other cultures. You must be sure that the messages you send out have taken into account a range of issues to do with diversity, representation and cultural appropriation.
There are a number of articles, websites, documentaries and interviews listed below. Many of the speakers in the interviews are authors that have produced a wide body of books and publications which will further your understanding.
MissRepresentation (can be found on Netflix and Amazon)
Gender & Race: