The body has called on the government to do more to support the fashion industry as it releases new data “that reinforces the stark reality of the impact of the global pandemic on the British fashion industry”.
John Lewis opened two stores on Monday with the firm taking a phased approach to reopening now that the lockdown has been eased in England. And the company said BFC designer face masks were among the best-selling items.
Just when one thought that you’d expire from the lack of any new fashion in London Fashion Week’s debut digital season, along came Tiscar Espadas, Xander Zhou and Ka Wa Key with some genuinely new clothes.
London Fashion Week debuted its first ever fully digital season Friday morning, and from the opening moment it referenced the world outside fashion – from the pandemic to protests ignited by the murder of George Floyd.
Fashion’s biggest collective experiment in many years kicks off Friday morning in the UK with the debut of London Fashion Week Digital, a three-day season which will be a closely watched laboratory for the industry.
One brand that had to weather a particularly complicated moment due to Covid-19 is Wolford, the high-end skinwear and hosiery marque that not only went though the lockdown, but also sold its Austrian headquarters.