Occasions around the world have been cancelled and postponed due to the continuous break out of coronavirus, and there seems to be no slowdown to the preventive steps. Company of Fashion reports that both London and Paris Men’s Style Week occasions have now been canceled, together with Paris Couture week.
Initially set up for late June and early July, The Board of Directors of the Fédération de la haute couture et de la Mode revealed that Paris‘ Spring/Summer 2021 menswear and couture events will no longer go forward as originally planned. “The Federation is actively working with its members on possible alternatives,” the group said in a statement released on March 27.
At the same time, the Video camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana reported that the Milanese men’s style week, planned to be held ahead of Paris’ events from June 19 to June 23, will be delayed so as to be merged with the city’s womenswear week in September 2020.
Lastly, the British Style Council confirmed the cancellation of London’s menswear occasions scheduled for June, however reported that it’s presently “looking at brand-new methods to [digitize] their fashion display platforms.” This would follow in the steps of the livestream effort that sustained the recent Rakuten Tokyo Fashion Week
Paris men’s programs in June and Paris couture in July canceled. “The Federation is actively working with its members on options.” Get ready for virtual style weeks.
— Vanessa Friedman (@VVFriedman) March 27, 2020
A number of big style labels, including Chanel and Dior, just recently put a stop to their cruise program strategies due to coronavirus fears, but these Style Week cancellations are possibly the biggest style gatherings to be quashed to date. The only match may be the now-cancelled 2020 Met Gala
In the meantime, the fashion industry at large is reacting to the coronavirus epidemic with gusto. Clothes business both available and luxurious are using their centers to produce fundamentals for medical workers, alongside numerous charitable programs