Fashion

How Fashion is Fighting COVLD-19

How Fashion is Fighting COVLD-19

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

The luxury conglomerate is using their perfumery and cosmetics production facilities to manufacture free hand sanitizer, which will be distributed to French health authorities.

The company will also be delivering 10 million masks throughout France.

Kering

The group is tapping into the support of brands like Balenciaga and Saint Laurent to manufacture masks for health-care workers. Kering has also purchased 3 million masks to distribute to French health services.

L’Oreal 

L’Oréal brands La Roche-Posay and Garnier will produce hand sanitizer to donate to French and European hospitals, nursing homes and pharmacies.

Coty

The beauty conglomerate is producing hand sanitizer at some of its manufacturing sites to distribute free to medical and emergency services.

Christian Siriano

After responding to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plea for surgical masks on Twitter, the fashion designer and his team are working to produce masks for NYC hospitals.

Brandon Maxwell 

The Project Runway designer’s team will be making gowns for hospital doctors and nurses treating patients affected by COVID-19, which are in short supply.

Saks Fifth Avenue & Hudson’s Bay Foundation

The retailer and sister company, Hudson’s Bay are both making significant donations in response to the COVID-19 crises through their foundations for a total of $1.3 million. Saks Fifth Avenue Foundation will go towards relief efforts with New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Bring Change to Mind, and Girls Inc. Hudson’s Bay Foundation has partnered with Food Banks Canada and Kids Help Phone.

Michael Costello 

The LA-based designer has pledged to make 20,000 protective masks for health-care workers, first responders and hospitals in the city.

Prada

The design house will manufacture 80,000 medical overalls and 110,000 masks in its factories to distribute to health-care workers across the country.

Alice + Olivia

Designer Stacey Bendet has teamed up with organization No Kid Hungry, donating 10 percent of online sales back to the organization.

Jennifer Meyer

The jewelry designer is donating 20 percent of sales through the end of March to Baby2Baby, which is providing essentials to children in need.

Kendra Scott

The jewelry brand is expanding upon their “Shop for Good” initiative to support COVID-19 efforts by donating 50 percent of proceeds from its Everlyne Bracelets to Feeding America’s COVID-19 response fund,  in addition to a 500,000 meal donation. Customers will also have the chance to donate 20 percent of their purchases over a two-day period to a charity of their choice.

Donatella Versace

The legendary designer and her daughter Allegra pledge to make a personal donation of 200,000 euros to the intensive care department of San Raffaele hospital in Milan.

Armani

The Italian designer has donated almost $1.3 million to three hospitals in Milan, the Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Disease in Rome and to the Italian civil protection agency.

Kylie Jenner

The beauty mogul has donated $1 million to buy face masks, face shields, and other protective gear for health-care professionals working on the front lines against COVID-19.

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