Over the last few weeks Christian Siriano has shut down production of his clothing line and has now started making face masks for health care workers. He announced the change of direction on his Instagram account. As the world is shutting down and isolating in there own homes to help combat this disease, many business have started to make clothing and equipment to help frontline staff battle against Covid-19. Many hospitals around the world are facing shortages of vital life saving equipment.
Its not just Christian Siriano that are making vital equipment for frontline staff but other houses such as Armani, Gucci and Burberry to name just a few.
Armani group are making single use overalls and donated €2 million to national civil protection.
Prada are making overalls and masks,
Ralph Lauren donated $10 million to help people impacted by Coronovirus via there foundatin.
Gucci donated €2 million to two crowd funding organisations.
Burberry making surgical masks for the NHS and funding research into a vaccine to help prevent against Covid-19.
Chanel are making face masks and in the UK they have donated £1 million to the National Emergency Trust.
Louis Vuitton are making face masks for frontline staff.
LVMH, the parent company behind Dior, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton are making hand santizer within there beauty production lines.
Dior are not just making hand sanitiser but also making face masks.
Victoria Beckham is donating 20% of its sales to two charities, Feeding America and Trussel Trust.
Remember guys, stay safe, stay at home.
Nicky P xxxx