Nearly every industry has been significantly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, whether it is supermarkets having to consider their opening hours and re-stocking methods, non-essential businesses being shut down, or an unprecedented amount of pressure placed on health services. The fashion industry, from high-street stores to trendy plus size clothing, also has experienced the far-reaching effects of the current global health crisis.
Although it has been dismissed as being frivolous – when directly compared with those frontline service industries fighting so hard to keep people fed and alive – the fashion industry is one of the most important fiscal giants in the world and a creative mecca. The deterioration of the fashion industry would seriously impact the global economy and result in the unemployment and furloughing of millions of seamstresses, designers, artists, and others.
The virus has been moving at various rates and has had different impacts …