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Impact of Covid-19 / Coronavirus on the fashion industry

On this page, FashionUnited publishes the latest updates on how Covid-19 / Coronavirus is affecting the fashion industry. Please send relevant updates to tip@fashionunited.com. The first year of this global pandemic has brought a visible softening of demand in the industry and affected all levels of fashion’s supply chain. Many businesses had to cease operations, but others fully restructured and developed innovative lines of services. The pandemic has highlighted the importance of relationships between brands and suppliers as well as good planning based on accurate information. Extended lockdowns introduced in many countries worldwide, combined with the rolling out of vaccinations are bringing hope for the definitive resumption of operations in the textile and apparel sectors in the near future.


Podcast: Why getting dressed up is here to stay in 2023

Occassionwear appeared to see a small burst at the end of the pandemic, but the need to get dressed up seems to have stuck with consumers. Not surprisingly, retailers and designers are continuing to push this trend. This podcast from The Debrief takes a closer look at the movement. Source: The Debrief