London Fashion Week In The Time Of Coronavirus

Dian S. Hicks

Looking back, it’s alarming to think we weren’t more alarmed. It was the afternoon of the 23rd of February and members of the fashion pack, in Milan for the A/W’20 shows, had retreated to Trattoria Torre di Pisa in the Brera district of the city. In the previous few days, cases of Covid-19 had been recorded in remote areas of northern Italy, but the city was still ‘open’ and brands continued to show. Italy wouldn’t go into formal lockdown for another fortnight.

Early that morning, Giorgio Armani had announced that he would be cancelling his live show, but other heavyweights, such as Hugo Boss and Dolce & Gabbana, persisted. The mood on the streets, and in the restaurant, was a little confused, but not panicked. At one quiet corner table, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons dined with colleagues, likely discussing their next moves having just a few hours before

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So These Are the Shoes We’ll All Be Wearing in 6 Months’ Time

Dian S. Hicks

We may just be settling into spring, but we fashion folk can’t help but look ahead to some of the biggest trends that are set to dominate come fall. While the F/W 2020 runways provided us with a plethora of chic styles to try come September (fringe, leather, capes to name but a few exciting styles), today, we’re focusing our attention on shoes as we share some of the coolest footwear trends that ruled on the runways and are guaranteed to be all over our feeds in six months’ time.

When it comes to fall 2020’s shoe trends, there’s unquestionably a little something to suit every sartorial taste—from chain details to add a cool and modern edge to your look to statement bows for a romantic touch to chunky lug soles for those enamored with the ’90s. So go on and take a peek ahead at fall/winter 2020’s biggest

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