Tapestry extends store closures, boosts financial flexibility on ramped up Covid-19 relief effort

The company is working to support its staff, contribute to pandemic relief efforts, and boost its financial flexibility by drawing down from its revolving credit facility, suspending its quarterly cash dividend and more. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Italy’s Confindustria Moda asks retail landlords to accept suspension of rent payments

The Italian fashion industry association’s president asked landlords to accept a rent payment suspension until stores will reopen, urging them to renegotiate lease terms until income flows will become regular again. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop Men’s … Read more…

H&M donates cash, protective gear and social media access to help fight coronavirus

Fast-fashion powerhouse H&M is responding quickly to the coronavirus crisis — offering money, personal protective equipment and even social networks to those on the front lines of the battle. The Swedish retail giant’s H&M Foundation just donated $ 500,000 to … Read more…

Billie Eilish, Backstreet Boys & More to Perform for iHeart Living Room Concert For America

With the iHeartRadio Music Awards postponed due to the coronavirus, iHeartMedia is instead hosting the benefit TV special, iHeart Living Room Concert for America. Hosted by Elton John with Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Tim McGraw as its headliners, the … Read more…

Man models quarantine-inspired styles in hilarious home fashion show

This fly fella isn’t letting the coronavirus lockdown stifle his style. Elias Aragaw was going stir-crazy after Texas officials announced strict shelter-in-place guidelines for Dallas County residents. Bored with lazing about “binge-watching shows,” the 31-year-old decided to stage a fashion … Read more…

Reebok and Victoria Beckham launch a collection combining high performance and minimalist design

At a time when lockdown orders have made laid-back looks more prevalent than ever, Reebok and Victoria Beckham have unveiled a third installment in their ongoing collaboration with the “Essential Purism” collection. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Sewing machines become latest weapon against coronavirus as California volunteers swing into action

A growing number of people are eager to answer desperate calls from healthcare workers on social media and community forums asking for assistance in acquiring masks, gloves and other equipment. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL NEWS:

Kylie Jenner Donates $1 Million to Aid Frontline Coronavirus Healthcare Workers

As the healthcare system and government struggle to provide adequate protective gear for frontline healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus in the United States, corporations such as Apple, Amazon and Yelp have pledged to provide funding to help their efforts. Some … Read more…

Vicky Cornell Claims Soundgarden’s Pushing Her Mom for Deposition Amid Outbreak

Chris Cornell’s widow says Soundgarden doesn’t give a rat’s ass about her elderly mother, asking her to sit for a deposition despite coronavirus risks … but the band’s attorneys say they’ve done just the opposite. Vicky Cornell claims Soundgarden… TMZ.com … Read more…

As Covid-19 outbreak continues, Wolf & Badger temporary closes New York City and London stores

In a statement from the company’s founders, brothers Henry and George Graham, Wolf & Badger announced that its stores in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood and in King’s Cross, London will remain closed until March 31. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Rocky Brands deemed essential business under Ohio stay-at-home order, will continue operations and shipments

Operating a portfolio of brands including Rocky, Durango, Lehigh Outfitters, Shoe Angel and more, the company’s 200,000-square-foot distribution center currently has nearly 1.3 million pairs of footwear in inventory. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Exclusive: Adrian Cheng launches LoveWithoutborders; donates 1.5 million surgical masks to Europe; develops nanotechnology masks

Adrien Cheng has launched a new campaign: #LoveWithoutborders, through which he will be donating 1.5 million surgical masks to France, Italy and the United Kingdom. Plus, he is developing new NanoTechnolgy masks. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL OFFER:

New York City council member proposes Covid-19 relief plan for small businesses

The plan includes a temporary universal basic income, temporary fee deferments and business tax refunds for struggling businesses, and would provide loans of up to $ 250,000 per business to cover fixed costs. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop Men’s … Read more…

Brazilian malls, shopkeepers hit stalemate in rental talks during coronavirus lockdown

Negotiations between Brazilian shopkeepers and mall operators on rental payments during the coronavirus lockdown hit a stalemate on Tuesday, as the sector has failed so far to receive tax cuts or other relief measures. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Vanity Fair Italy puts Bergamo doctor on cover of next issue devoted to Italian healthcare heroes

Vanity Fair has devoted its next issue to Italian health care workers, and put a lady doctor from Bergamo on its cover. All the issue’s revenue will go to the Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital in Bergamo. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST … Read more…