The French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation has announced a series of initiatives to support emerging designers who have been hit especially hard by the Covid-19 crisis, including an aid fund and a digital showroom.
This summer’s Milan menswear season may have been cancelled due to the pandemic, but Ermenegildo Zegna is still planning a show – though with a radically new digital format. Alessandro Sartori explains exactly how.
The famous British multibrand retailer is refraining from cancelling orders placed with the emerging labels it sells, and has set up the Family Affair project, paying young creatives to produce content for its website.
Almost one month after Milan and Paris cancelled their menswear and couture seasons set for this summer, the British Fashion Council has announced it is going ahead with its June season - albeit in a digital format.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue have successfully raised over $4 million in relief funding through A Common Thread, the initiative put together to support the U.S. fashion community during Covid-19.
Tapestry's Coach and Kate Spade foundations will each make new contributions to support Covid-19 charities and frontline healthcare workers, while Canada Goose will boost its production of medical protective gear.
The heads of the US, British, French and Italian fashion industry federations have assessed the status of the Covid-19 emergency, and set up a meeting in April to decide on the June fashion week calendars.