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 […]

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 […]

„It's the end of the world as we know it (I had some time alone)“ - this R.E.M. hit song seems more than appropriate in view of the worldwide wave of social isolation and lockdowns as preventive measures in the fight against the coronavirus. The chorus ends in “and I feel fine” and that is what trend […]

The Graduate Fashion Foundation has confirmed that it is cancelling Graduate Fashion Week 2020, as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. The annual event was due to take place at the Old Truman Brewery in east London in from May 31 to June 3, but following a trustee meeting on Friday, March 20, organisers […]

Fashion heavyweights Kering, LVMH and H&M are among the companies donating masks to help medical professionals on the frontline of the fight against Covid-19. The news come as the virus continues to spread across the world and disrupt global supply chains. Covid-19 has already had a huge effect on the […]

We are now in the fourth month of a global battle against Covid-19, and what has officially been termed a pandemic of unprecedented scale. What does that mean for fashion designers who must create next season’s collections? How can they interpret the zeitgeist, bringing sensitivity to consumer’s needs […]

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