Tailored Brands, Inc. has decided to extend the temporary closure of its retail stores until at least May 4, 2020. In conjunction with the decision to extend the store closure window, Tailored Brands announced it would implement additional cost reductions, including furloughing all U.S. store employees […]

French schools may be closed until further notice, but the prestigious Institut Français de la Mode announced it will offer a free online course, starting March 30th. The famous fashion academy will launch the 4-week course ‘Understanding Fashion: from Business to Culture’. The lessons will be free […]

Air Max Day 2020, Nike’s annual dedication to its revolutionary cushioning Air sole sneaker, is this year honouring the Air Max 90, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Nike released its first-ever Air Max 1 On March 26, 1987, a model that is regarded by most as a footwear masterpiece, and over […]

In the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak, MF Brands Group and Lacoste have announced that it would maintain 100 percent of the salary of all its employees worldwide during the months of March and April 2020. CEO, Thierry Guibert said in an official statement, “We know how deeply the spread of the Coronavirus […]

Nigeria on Wednesday received test kits and protective gear from China's richest man, Jack Ma, to help fight coronavirus, which has so far claimed one life and infected 45 others in Africa's most populous nation. Nigeria's top health official, Abdulaziz Abdullahi, told AFP that the country had received […]

In the face of the Covid-19/Corona crisis the International Apparel Federation (IAF) calls on the apparel supply chain and its stakeholders to enact sufficient supply chain solidarity. As stores close around the globe and orders stop, loss of income throughout the supply chain is unavoidable. No buyer […]

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Vogue have launched a relief fund for people in the US fashion community who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative, called A Common Thread, looks to raise awareness around the growing global crisis and builds on the CFDA/Vogue […]

The North Face, a division of VF Outdoor, has announced the return of its trail-blazer 1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket with an icon-inspired collection. The Retro Mountain Light jacket, which was originally built for light, fast mountain ascents without sacrificing durability, has been rematerialised […]

Department store Debenhams has unveiled a new premium kidswear brand targeting the younger and tweenie children’s market. Launching for spring/summer 2020, Lola and Maverick is available for both girls and boys and lends itself to “versatile dressing”, explains the department store, with daywear and […]

INTERVIEWS Fashion students have been left reeling as the coronavirus shuts down their schools and wipes out all promise of graduate fashion shows and portfolio presentation events. As a snapshot of the larger global picture, FashionUnited interviews four students from Ohio’s Kent State University whose […]

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