The French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation has announced a series of initiatives to support emerging designers who have been hit especially hard by the Covid-19 crisis, including an aid fund and a digital showroom.
CEOs and designers in Paris fashion are praising Emmanuel Macron for taking decisive action this week in the struggle to control corona virus, even as the industry braces for a disastrous second quarter.
Emmanuel Macron fêted fashion creativity with a gilded dinner inside the Élysée Palace on Monday night, praising the imaginative foreign elements in the industry, but picking out Jean-Paul Gaultier for special praise.
Paris attracts widespread attention during the Fashion Week, as well as criticism for its expensive shows. To reduce their impact, the French Fashion Federation is working to foster eco-responsible solutions.