The British luxury label returned to live fashion shows after two years of pandemic-induced absence on with Italy's Riccardo Tisci taking over a church in central London.
China has launched a PR war with the help of celebrities who are breaking up with Western brands such as Nike, Burberry and H&M over their comments on labour conditions in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Organisers say they expect attendance "to be significantly reduced" due to the travel restrictions imposed as a result of the outbreak and added they will be carrying out "deep cleans" every evening at the event's central London hub.
While more consumers are paying closer attention to how the production of goods impacts the environment, old habits die hard. A buy-and-toss mentality persists despite a boost from celebrities helping to drive the upcycle and vintage movements.
Stephanie Phair, chairwoman of the British Fashion Council, says the industry is urging the government to find a Brexit deal as studies show a no-deal exit would cost the fashion industry well over $1 billion.
Burberry said in its statement that the company's use of real fur had "been restricted for many years to rabbit, fox, mink and Asiatic raccoon", adding, "Going forward, these and angora will be" phased out.
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