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Fashion designer Gareth Pugh poses for a photograph in front of his creations, exhibited ahead of his London Fashion Week show in London, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

By: Sylvia Hui
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: September 18th, 2020
It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night parties.
Coronavirus and luxury retail: Shopping for used Hermes, Cartier in Covid era

Coronavirus and luxury retail: Shopping for used Hermes, Cartier in Covid era

By: Eric Rosenbaum, Susan Caminiti
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 19th, 2020
The luxury market has taken a big hit during the pandemic, and the mega-deal between Tiffany’s and LVMH is on the verge of falling apart. Used apparel and accessories start-ups The RealReal and ThredUp are rebuilding business models to deal with Covid-19 requirements. Resale experiments at department stores like Macy’s are underway and its CEO says luxury is a bright spot amid a bleak retail landscape, while Walmart also has a new deal with ThredUp. Luxury shopping is a big consumer prize: Amazon just announced its entry, Amazon Luxury Stores.
The evolution of face masks_ from pandemic necessity to human billboar

From pandemic necessity to human billboard—how face masks evolved into a must-have accessory

By: Lilly Smith
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
It’s no longer just a medical device. Think of it as a tiny canvas for your face.
Coronavirus: U.S. department stores could be in their 'last stages'

America’s department stores, cornerstones in fashion, could be in their ‘last stages’

By: Lauren Thomas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is shining a light on U.S. department stores’ dependence on selling fashion and their delay in adapting to today’s retail environment.
Hanes Hosiery Donates Leggings _ Business Wire

Hanes Hosiery Donates Leggings to GLAM4GOOD to Assist Homeless Shelters in New York City

By: HanesBrands
Source: Business Wire
Date of Publication: April 28th, 2020
HanesBrands distribution center employees, packed up 1,000 pairs of Hanes Hosiery ComfortSoft leggings for donation to GLAM4GOOD, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering people in need. The leggings will be distributed to New York City homeless shelters to help some of its most vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HanesBrands Begins Production _ Business Wire

HanesBrands Begins Production of Medical Gowns in Addition to Cloth Face Coverings to Supplement Personal Protection Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic

By: HanesBrands
Source: Business Wire
Date of Publication: April 29th, 2020
More than 20 million reusable long-sleeve medical gowns to be delivered to FEMA. Production of more than 320 million cloth face coverings for the U.S. government ahead of schedule with 60 million delivered for distribution.
Saks reveals plans for fashionably sanitized post-coronavirus opening_New York Post

Saks Fifth Avenue reveals plans for fashionably sanitized post-coronavirus opening

By: Lisa Fickenscher
Source: New York Post
Date of Publication: April 14th, 2020
Saks Fifth Avenue is mapping out what its stores will look like post-coronavirus — and the plan includes sales associates who will wear fashionable masks while passing out little bottles of hand sanitizer.
When Big Guns March In - How Global Luxury Brands Are Helping Fight Coronavirus Surge - New Indian Express 05.03.2020

When Big Guns March In: Here's How Global Luxury Brands Are Helping Fight Coronavirus Surge

By: Manjul Misra
Source: The New Indian Express
Date of Publication: May 3rd, 2020
From stitching masks to producing sanitizers, and donating millions for relief work, here’s how global luxury brands are helping fight the COVID-19 war.