As a result of the spread of coronavirus(covid-19) fashion house, Gucci has cancelled its Cruise 202.
According to News Agency of Nigeria, the Italian fashion house confirmed its decision to cancel the show which was due to take place on May 18, in a statement.
A report which was tagged “a precautionary measure”, from the spokesperson for Gucci stated that the brand’s decision resulted from “the ongoing uncertainty prompted by the Corona virus outbreak”
It was also disclosed in the statement that, “A decision on the new timing and location of the show will be announced at a later date, once the situation becomes clearer. “At this time, our thoughts are with all of those affected around the world,”
Reports from sources also revealed that, the brand’s creative director, Alessandro Michele initially chose an American city to host the show due to its reputation as centre of liberal activism and cultural melting pot.
NAN also disclosed that the show was the latest in a series of global fashion industry events that had been affected by the virus. In February, Prada announced that it had decided to postpone its Cruise 2021 show, which was scheduled to take place on May 21 in Tokyo, due to Corona virus fears.