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Spanish designer dresses last brides as coronavirus halts weddings

Spanish designer dresses last brides as coronavirus halts weddings

Wearing a surgical mask and latex gloves, Spanish wedding dress designer Inma Garcia cuts lengths of ivory satin and frothy net in her Barcelona workshop to make a bridal gown for a Mexican client.
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Burberry to make masks and gowns, helps fund vaccine research

Burberry to make masks and gowns, helps fund vaccine research

Burberry has announced a raft of initiatives designed to support global efforts to combat the outbreak of Covid-19, including the delivery of thousands of surgical masks.
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CFDA cancels Resort 2021 and postpones men's shows

CFDA cancels Resort 2021 and postpones men's shows

The CFDA, along with New York Men’s Day, Liberty Fairs and Project, has decided to postpone the June men’s shows and are working with the tradeshows to align on future dates.
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Paris and Milan postpone menswear and haute couture seasons

Paris and Milan postpone menswear and haute couture seasons

The governing fashion bodies in France and Italy have decided to postpone their next menswear seasons and the Paris haute couture runway season this summer.
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British Fashion Council launches Covid-19 fund to support designers

British Fashion Council launches Covid-19 fund to support designers

The British Fashion Council (BFC) said on Friday that it's launching a new crisis fund to support creative businesses and individuals during the Covid-19 outbreak. 
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Coronavirus kindness: Fashion museums and institutes give back

Coronavirus kindness: Fashion museums and institutes give back

While fashion museums have had to close and even postpone the launch of upcoming exhibitions and events, many are getting creative and going digital to bring their exclusive work to people around the globe. 
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Fashion e-tailers refute social distancing criticism, Next, Net-A-Porter shut e-stores

Fashion e-tailers refute social distancing criticism, Next, Net-A-Porter shut e-stores

UK fashion e-tail is facing a steady shutdown as some well-known names respond to criticism of the efforts they’re making to keep warehouse staff and other workers safe.
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Canada Goose, Gap to produce medical gear in fight against Covid-19

Canada Goose, Gap to produce medical gear in fight against Covid-19

Toronto-based luxury parka maker Canada Goose and casual wear group Gap Inc are joining dozens of other fashion brands in the fight against Covid-19.
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Prada and UNESCO postpone start of the Sea Beyond Project

Prada and UNESCO postpone start of the Sea Beyond Project

As a precautionary measure against Covid-19, Prada and UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission have decided to postpone the launch of the Sea Beyond project.
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Condé Nast pushes luxury conference back three months to end July

Condé Nast pushes luxury conference back three months to end July

The next Condé Nast Luxury Conference, scheduled for April, has been pushed back three months to end July, the latest major postponement in fashion due to impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mulberry closes Somerset factory amid social distancing rules

Mulberry closes Somerset factory amid social distancing rules

Mulberry has not only closed all physical stores across the UK but also its factories in Somerset for at least three weeks. Staff will continue to be paid during the period.
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Marimekko in staff lay-off talks as more stores shut

Marimekko in staff lay-off talks as more stores shut

Marimekko is accelerating its measures to adapt to the coronavirus outbreak. It's extending its store closures to Finland and Sweden this week and talking to staff about temporary lay-offs.
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Fenwick stops web sales as nascent e-tail ops are run from stores

Fenwick stops web sales as nascent e-tail ops are run from stores

The coronavirus crisis looks like it will hit upscale department store chain Fenwick very hard as the company is now shutting its webstore.
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Revolve sees first-quarter sales hit by Covid-19 disruption

Revolve sees first-quarter sales hit by Covid-19 disruption

After a strong start to the fiscal 2020 year, Revolve has reported significant year-over-year sales declines in its first quarter, as the Covid-19 outbreak continues to hinder consumer demand.
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Coronavirus kindness: Fashion brands rush to help combat Covid-19

Coronavirus kindness: Fashion brands rush to help combat Covid-19

The Covid-19 crisis has already begun to have a crippling effect on a number of brands and retailers, but that isn’t stopping some of the world’s biggest fashion houses from giving back. 
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Mulberry to make "small" H2 loss due to coronavirus

Mulberry to make "small" H2 loss due to coronavirus

Mulberry said on Tuesday that it's working hard to conserve cash in the business in the light of the rapidly evolving coronavirus situation that’s hitting it hard in its domestic market.
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