CFDA Postpones 2020 CFDA Fashion Awards
Above Image: Jennifer Lopez at the 2019 CFDA Awards.
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES — And the lists of canceled events and shows in the fashion industry continues!
The 2020 CFDA Fashion Awards, which had been scheduled for June 8 at The New York Public Library, has been postponed to a later date.
CFDA chairman Tom Ford and Steven Kolb, president and chief executive officer of the CFDA, along with the full support of the board, made the decision to postpone after carefully reviewing the guidelines of federal and state governments, as well as public health agencies.
The CFDA said it will continue to monitor the ongoing situation and provide updates as they are available via e-mail and at CFDA.com and their social media accounts.
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR OUR LATEST CANCELED EVENTS AND STORES CLOSING DUE TO THE WORLDWIDE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRIS:
The luxury group Kering confirmed on Tuesday March 17, that all of its currently opened stores in the United States and Canada will close by end of day of yesterday in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Some stores under the group’s umbrella have already closed. All will remain shuttered for two weeks. Gucci, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Brioni and Pomellato are among the brands impacted by the decision (see it here).
French multinational chain of personal care and beauty stores Sephora is closing U.S. and Canada stores as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, due to concerns around coronavirus (see it here).
Tiffany & Co., Hudson’s Bay Co. and the Neiman Marcus Group late Tuesday joined the long list of of brands shuttering their North American stores in response to the coronavirus crisis (see it here).
Macy’s Inc. and Swedish fast fashion clothing company H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) has been added to the long list of retailers closing and events being either canceled or postponed due to the worldwide spread of the coronavirus (see it here).
Tuesday March 17, we officially reported that Chanel has decided to cancel its cruise show, due to take place on May 7, to ensure the well-being of its guests and teams during the current coronavirus outbreak (see it here).
Due to the worldwide spread of the coronavirus, Bergdorf Goodman and the Neiman Marcus store in Hudson Yards closed Tuesday, joining the rapidly growing list of coronavirus-related store closings around the country (see it here).
On Monday March 16, Nordstrom said it was closing all of its full-line department stores, Rack stores, Jeffrey and Trunk Club locations in the U.S. and Canada for two weeks starting March 17, and Saks Fifth Avenue said it was closing its Manhattan flagship and its store in Bala Cynwyd outside Philadelphia for up to two weeks.
Abercrombie & Fitch, J. Crew, Madewell, Vince, Lands’ End, Footlocker and Vineyard Vines are among the specialty chains that have announced mass temporary closings due to the coronavirus.
On Monday, DM Fashion Book announced that due to the worldwide spread of the coronavirus, Chanel has decided to postpone its replica show of the Paris — 31 Rue Cambon2019/20 Métiers d’art collection, which was due to take place in London on June 4 (see it here) and Dior has postponed indefinitely their upcoming cruise show. The show was due to take place in Italy on May 9 (see it here).
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