The British Fashion Council (BFC) has revealed the names of the first 37 designer brands to receive financial support from its Covid-19 crisis fund, that include Charles Jeffrey, Craig Green, Richard Quinn and Roksanda.
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.
Animal rights organisation Peta has taken advantage of the downturn in the stock markets. Peta’s U.S. subsidiary has bought shares in around 20 businesses including Kering, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, and Guess.
Pyer Moss, Kering, Nike, Estée Lauder and L'Oréal USA have all announced new and updated commitments to providing support, as the state of New York experiences its hardest day of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Alexander McQueen will be launching weekly creative projects to inspire creativity in people during the coronavirus lockdown. This week, brand is asking followers to sketch or paint an image of its dramatic Rose dress.
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.
Kering, the world’s second largest luxury conglomerate, has decided to postpone its annual shareholders meeting, the latest major publicly quoted company in fashion to delay its ASM in the wake of coronavirus.
CEOs and designers in Paris fashion are praising Emmanuel Macron for taking decisive action this week in the struggle to control corona virus, even as the industry braces for a disastrous second quarter.