Weekly Debrief #19News
This week on the NellyRodi Radar…
With lockdown, millions of items of clothing, accessories and footwear remained in the boxes. Spring/Summer 2020 is a blank season for many brands and retailers. So the question arises as to the future of these products.
Citizens of the world have endured weeks of living through the COVID-19 pandemic experience. When we are past the worst of the crisis, we will not be the same, but we know from history that there will be many major opportunities for economic prosperity.
In times of severe economic downturn, certain companies routinely fare better than others. While luxury brands tend to suffer significantly, off-price retailers often thrive during recessionary times, as consumers look to cut costs.
Ready for a boom or very reserved, what kind of consumers will emerge from this unprecedented crisis? No one doubts it, there will be a before and after coronavirus. It remains to be seen what the after will look like.
Faced with the consequences of the health crisis, Saint Laurent has chosen to establish its own rules of the game by withdrawing from the official parade circuit. A great first for a brand on the Paris Fashion Week calendar.
Are these viral games the signs of a generation tired of the smooth and static performance of traditional networks?
How was punk fashion born? How does upcycling work ? What does the pope think about streetwear in today’s fashion? The answers here, and for free.
Cover image credit: © Saint Laurent, 20/21 – Abaca