Mask on: Canadian companies uncover market for mask accessories amid COVID-19

Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press Sun Nov 15 2020 10:00:00 TORONTO — When COVID-19 began spreading across Canada and face masks became the year’s hottest fashion accessory, Hilary MacMillan uncovered an opportunity. The Toronto fashion designer noticed people wanted a way to make their masks trendy and keep them handy when having to take them […]

Gucci, Gus Van Sant challenge fashion cycle with film collab ‘GucciFest’

Colleen Barry, The Associated Press Sat Nov 14 2020 09:56:13 MILAN — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele has been looking to transcend the runway show, and the coronavirus pandemic has provided an apt moment. Michele teamed up with American film director Gus Van Sant to create a seven-part miniseries revealing Gucci’s latest collection, titled “Ouverture.” […]

NY Fashion Week 2020: pared down, and virtually all virtual

By Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated PressFri Sep 11 2020 13:58 NEW YORK — No celebs packing the front rows. No paparazzi chasing models down the streets. No stiletto−heeled crowds. No crowds at all, actually. Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020? Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about economic survival. […]