The Biggest Fashion News Stories of 2020

The dawn of the new decade was heralded in with fanfare in January, but soon enough, 2020 became a year of cataclysmic change across all sectors with the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. The economic impact of COVID-19 has been severe across almost every industry, but has been exceptionally taxing on the fashion sector, which has seen some biggest fashion news stories ever.

The coronavirus pandemic, which erupted in the U.S. in March, completely changed every day life as stay-at-home orders forced citizens under quarantine. In the fashion industry, the virus caused virtually all brands and retailers to temporarily shutter their doors, which led to the loss of sales, job cuts and many bankruptcy filings.

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Another cultural shift was felt in the industry when there was the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement and nationwide protests in late May following the police killings of

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