The LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers has called off the final of this year’s event, and instead plans to direct its prize money into a fund for young designers, the latest cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Adidas has taken the next step in its work with 3D printing specialist Carbon. After reimagining performance footwear using the tech, it's now producing 3D-printed face shields to help with the Covid-19 crisis.
After banning the use of fur, the labels owned by the SMCP fashion group decided to also stop using reptile leather in their products, following the example of Chanel, Paul Smith and others, said the PETA association.
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.
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.