Fashion British Style Council Launches Relief Fund for Businesses Affected by the Coronavirus

Caroline Rush, Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council, at the opening of London Fashion Week in February 2020.Photo: Lia Toby/BFC/Getty ImagesAfter the CFDA and Vogue announced they’d be repurposing their annual Fashion Fund to provide relief to U.S. fashion businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the British Fashion Council launched its own effort to help the…

Fashion Must Read: How the Fashion Industry Will Change After the Pandemic, Why Some Stores Are Closing Both Retail and E-Commerce

Photo: Edward Berthelot/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.How will the fashion industry change after the pandemic?In an opinion piece for Business of Fashion, Angelo Flaccavento shares his thoughts about the fate of the fashion industry, which has been hard hit by the deadly Covid-19 outbreak, writing, “…this crisis is an…

THE GIST of Editorial for UPSC Exams: 26 March 2020 (How the coronavirus lockdowns can be converted into an opportunity to protect our children’s future (Indian Express))

How the coronavirus lockdowns can be converted into an opportunity to secure our children’s future (Indian Express) Mains Paper 2:National  Prelims level:  Not much  Mains level:Social issues  Context: Every global crisis has its own philosophical import and an embedded message. We can ignore it only at our peril.  In more recent history World War II…

Fashion Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Hello, and welcome to a new edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. This time around we have quite a bit more coronavirus news—plus a cool bit of casting news for The Mandalorian.Harvey Weinstein Might Have CoronavirusFormer movie executive and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus. Per a report…

Fashion Perseverance Took Bed Rails From a Pipeline Dream to an International Style Phenomenon

March 26, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jeff Abrams still remembers the moment his clothing company, Rails, had its first big win. After working for nearly three months on an order of 2,000 shirts for a major retailer, the boxes (which Abrams had hand-labeled) were finally packed, and the trucks…

Fashion Coronavirus: Yves Saint Laurent to make surgical masks

Woman wearing a surgical maskFashion labels Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga are to use their workshops to make surgical masks instead of luxury clothes.Their parent company The Kering Group has also promised to buy three million masks for the French health service.In a statement, the group said it would import them from China to “contribute…

Fashion Spotinst rebrands as Spot and announces brand-new cloud invest control panel

Spotinst, the startup that helps companies find lower-cost spot instances in the cloud, announced today that it was rebranding as Spot. It also announced a brand new cloud usage dashboard to help companies get a detailed view of their cloud spend. Amiram Shachar, co-founder and CEO at Spot, says the new product is designed to…

Fashion Must Check out: ‘About Time’ Costume Institute Exhibit to Open in the Fall, Tom Ford Talks Style’s Requirement for Federal Stimulus

Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.The Met’s “About Time” Costume Institute exhibit will open in the fallWhile the Met Gala is still under discussion, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Monday that its “About Time: Fashion and Duration” exhibit has been rescheduled to open in late October. The exhibition will also…

Fashion CFDA/’Vogue’ Fashion Fund Announces Initiative for Coronavirus-Related Relief

Tom Ford and Anna Wintour at the 2019 CFDA Awards.Photo: Nicholas Hunt/Getty ImagesOn Tuesday, Anna Wintour and CFDA chairman Tom Ford announced a fundraising initiative called “A Common Thread,” which aims to provide relief to U.S. fashion businesses that have been affected by Covid-19.”A Common Thread” will use resources repurposed from the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund — which…