The post-Covid world: What to expect for the world of fashion?

The Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing global lockdown have had a profound effect on the world of fashion. So what will our sartorial future look like? Will things eventually return to what we’re used to, or should we expect an overhaul of the system? Designer Jennifer Rönne is pushing for more sustainability, while Dana Messika is rethinking her silhouettes. The French Institute of Fashion, meanwhile, is urging labels to turn their socially responsible pledges and promises into concrete action. FRANCE 24 takes a closer look.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

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  • Bolsonaro Defends Brazil’s Handling of Covid Pandemic at UN
  • Brazil’s health minister shakes hands with Boris Johnson before testing positive for Covid
  • Philippines condemns COVID-19 vaccine inequality worldwide
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  • In This Story: France

    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

    6 Recent Items: France

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  • Boris Johnson tells France to ‘prenez un grip and donnez-moi un break’ over submarine row
  • France Declares ‘Crisis of Trust’ Over Nuclear Submarine Deal
  • Australia, U.S. Defend Ties Amid Fallout Over Nuclear Submarine Deal
  • ‘Donnez-moi un break’: Johnson says France needs to ‘get a grip’ over submarine deal
  • Johnson Says `Donnez-Moi un Break’ Amid France Sub Fury
  • In This Story: Lockdown

    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

    3 Recent Items: Lockdown

  • Birds attacking drone food deliveries in Canberra, as lockdown drone deliveries spike | ABC News
  • COVID-positive TV crew member in Byron Bay charged with health order breaches | ABC News
  • Third day of protest chaos on the streets of Melbourne | 7NEWS
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