Fashion labels are coming up with new strategies to deal with a menswear season that has been hugely compromised by the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing the cancellation of the June trade shows and fashion weeks.
At a moment of compulsory cocooning due to the curse of Covid-19, Maria Grazia Chiuri, creative director of Christian Dior, has been doing things very much in the Italian way. She hunkered down with la famiglia in Rome.
Supima, often dubbed the "cashmere of cotton", has supplied dozens of alumni of its Supima Design Competition with fabric to create masks and gowns for medical workers and organizations in the Covid-19 frontlines.
Copenhagen Fashion Week has announced that – at least for the moment – it plans to maintain its current dates, and will take place in the first week of August 2020, bucking a recent trend of postponing seasons in Europe.
Fashion houses have begun reaching out to their massive global communities via social media to encourage creativity at home, healthy living and inter-connectivity during the global lockdown caused by coronavirus.
It has been slightly over a month since Richard Malone was crowned the winner of the 2020 International Woolmark Prize, but the prestigious international competition has already begun looking for the next big talent.
Monte-Carlo Fashion Week 2020, the 1.618 Biennale and the OpenMyMed Prize 2020-21 are the latest international events to announce their postponement, while the Milan Furniture Fair has cancelled its 2020 edition.