Two of the primary occasions within the vogue calendar – Paris males’s vogue week and the high fashion exhibits – scheduled for June and July have been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Sturdy selections are required to make sure the security and well being of (vogue) homes, their staff and everybody working in our business,” the Federation De La Haute Couture Et De La Mode mentioned in a press release.
“The board of administrators… has come to the choice that, within the current situations, the menswear Paris Style Week, scheduled from June 23rd to June 28th, 2020, and the Haute Couture Week scheduled from July 5 to July 9,2020, can’t happen,” it mentioned.
It added: “Nevertheless, the Federation is actively working with its members on attainable options,” with out giving additional particulars.
The massive French vogue homes are among the many many companies struggling because of the pandemic, with French design homes Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga of the luxurious Kering group producing surgical face masks.
Their rival LVMH has for its half launched into the manufacturing of sanitising hand gel for hospitals at three fragrance and cosmetics factories in France. – AFP