London fashion week opens as coronavirus hits attendance

The Guardian

Event kicks off without many press and buyers from important Chinese market London fashion week could not escape the impact of the coronavirus when it opened on Friday, with the majority of Chinese press and buyers unable to travel to the event, a significant absence given the country is responsible for almost a third of global luxury sales . “Our thoughts are with those affected by coronavirus, unable to travel,” the British Fashion Council chief executive, Caroline Rush, said in her opening speech, in which she announced plans to ensure Chinese media and buyers had access to news and …

Read more »

Related Stories

Princess Anne makes her London Fashion Week debut

19/02/2020 • 11:56 Daily Mail

Amelia Windsor enjoys a busy day at London Fashion Week 

18/02/2020 • 10:04 Daily Mail

Burberry showcases modern equestrian chic at London fashion week

17/02/2020 • 19:14 World The Guardian

Video: Lauren Goodger attends Oh Polly's London Fashion Week presentation

17/02/2020 • 10:02 Video Daily Mail

Victoria Beckham starts a quiet hemline revolution at London fashion week

16/02/2020 • 15:33 The Guardian

We love... Fashion fixes for London fashion week - in pictures

15/02/2020 • 23:45 Lifestyle The Guardian

Extinction Rebellion cause chaos by blocking roads to demand London Fashion Week is CANCELLED

15/02/2020 • 12:20 Daily Mail

Video: Extinction Rebellion protesters gather outside London Fashion Week

15/02/2020 • 12:20 Video Daily Mail

Extinction Rebellion protest at Gatwick and London fashion week

15/02/2020 • 12:19 UK The Guardian

London Fashion Week: Extinction Rebellion blocks roads as protesters call for event to be cancelled

15/02/2020 • 11:40 Video The Independent