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.
The French luxury label has created the new post in order to strengthen its links and collaborations with the world of culture and the arts, entrusting it to the former CEO of London’s Serpentine Galleries, Yana Peel.
Sophia Webster is opening its first retail outlet pop-up space, with a debut at key outlet destination Bicester Village in the UK, and is also looking at potential sites across the UK for further temporary shops.