Fashion: Is there any point in dressing up under lockdown?
The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of life, including fashion. Designers, events organisers and journalists around the world are now confined to their homes. Catwalk shows and fittings are distant memories. So how is the world of fashion coping in these strange times? And crucially, is there any point in dressing up under lockdown? FRANCE 24 put that last question to a selection of designers, from Berlin to Casablanca to Pointe-Noire. On a more serious note, some also told us how they
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Menswear takes over Manhattan
Designers reveal their Spring/Summer 2020 collections during New York Fashion Week: Mens.
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