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NYFW: Guest rotations, temperature checks at Rebecca Minkoff show amid Covid

Designer Rebecca Minkoff recreated an indoor botanical backyard for her newest line at New York Fashion Week in one of many occasion’s few stay exhibits, with a restricted variety of visitors.

Reuters, New York

PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 04:10 PM IST

Designer Rebecca Minkoff recreated an indoor botanical backyard for her newest line at New York Fashion Week in one of many occasion’s few stay exhibits, with a restricted variety of visitors.

Some 100 fashionistas needed to fill out a COVID-related type and have their temperature checked earlier than coming into the presentation on Tuesday, a video of which was launched on Thursday. They then rotated in teams of 15 each 20 minutes for 2 hours.

This season, New York Fashion Week: The Shows is a principally digital occasion with most designers sharing movies of their collections attributable to COVID-19 restrictions.

“Part of me wants to showcase that you can get back to work and you can do it safely,” Minkoff advised Reuters.

“I think right now we need to show examples in leadership of work being done in a safe manner and that economies can be revived through people being aware and conscious, and I think clearly our economy needs that.”

New York-based Minkoff was one of many few designers who held a stay show in September and mentioned visits to her web site and gross sales had been greater after that presentation than in another season in her model’s historical past.

   “The sales we got from the show were all just great signs that this is something we should keep doing as a brand,” she mentioned.

   At Tuesday’s show, fashions posed in floaty summer time attire and frocks adorned in floral or animal prints. They additionally wore matching face masks. Embellishments included tassels on a jacket and overvalued sleeves on a shirt.

“The inspiration of the collection was really about the juxtaposition between this modern bohemian woman and rock and roll,” Minkoff mentioned, including objects could be out there for buy straight after the show with cost plans provided. New York Fashion Week ends on Thursday.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Only the headline has been modified.

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