With the closures of many colleges, theme parks, and companies, the fallout from COVID-19 was inevitably headed towards the halt of extremely anticipated trend week occasions.
Gucci’s a lot anticipated Cruise 2021 Vogue Present has been postponed as a ‘precautionary measure’. It will likely be rescheduled for an as but to be decided future date.
The repeat exhibiting of the Metier d’Artwork present in Beijing has been postponed as has the London Haute Couture Present which was scheduled for someday in June. There has but to be a call on the style homes’ Caprice, Italy, Might 7 present though, with all the nation at present on lockdown, it’s unlikely to proceed.
The Versace present, scheduled for Might 16, has been deferred to a later, but to be introduced date. Their headquarters are primarily based in Milan, which is on lockdown like the remainder of Italy.
For the primary time in its 45 yr historical past, Armani has pushed its Dubai 2020 Cruise present again to November. Very like most of the different trend powerhouses, the Armani headquarters are positioned in Milan.
2. Vegan Vogue Week:
Initially deliberate for the month of April, this two-day celebration of veganism, has in the end been postponed as a result of pandemic. Vegan Vogue Week was to be adopted by an enormous finale runway present on the night of April 4. The long-awaited occasions will likely be pushed again to October of 2020. Nonetheless, in response to founder, Emmanuelle Rienda, will shift the format and live-stream the occasion.
Rienda defined, “I’m making an attempt to nonetheless share a message whereas placing the safety of all people as a primary precedence. As of now, the occasion will likely be streamed on-line with no viewers and behind closed doorways…It’s so necessary to create a constructive message of hope. As an activist, I can not keep silent. This case is immediately linked to animal exploitation, like all of the virus outbreaks the world is experiencing—Ebola, mad cow, swine flu [as examples].”
1. Met Gala:
Arguably one of the necessary trend occasions of the yr, the Met Gala is attended by trend’s largest names together with Woman Gaga, Zendaya, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and Cardi B. The occasion has taken place the primary Monday in Might with out fail since 2005. Sadly, the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork has shut its doorways till not less than April 4th as a precautionary measure to the present well being disaster. The annual purple carpet occasion, is hosted by Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour. The occasion acts as a fundraiser for the Costume Institute on the museum and likewise marks the launch of its spring exhibition. This years theme “About Time: Vogue and Period,” was to be hosted by Lin Manuel-Miranda, Meryl Streep and Emma Stone. The exhibition will hint the historical past of trend from 1870 to the current in celebration of the museum’s 150th anniversary.
Whereas the bodily reveals could also be postponed or cancelled, some designers, corresponding to Rienda, are going digital, with lots of their runway reveals being streamed on-line. Whereas all of us may in all probability use just a little enjoyable and wonder in our lives proper now, everybody’s well being and security should come first.
Keep secure everybody, apply #socialdistancing, and don’t overlook to scrub your palms!