July 4, 2022

Afterpay Australian Style Week wrapped up in Sydney final week, and at the same time as Covid-19 circumstances spiked around the globe, the annual occasion signaled a hopeful rebound from pandemic-related setbacks.

One 12 months in the past, it appeared as if Australia’s vogue trade had weathered the pandemic higher than simply about another nation’s: In June 2021, Sydney turned one of many first cities to carry an in-person vogue week because the virus first tore via the globe in 2020. However simply a few weeks later, a Delta outbreak pushed New South Wales again into full lockdown; with out warning, shops had been compelled to shut for greater than 4 months — a troublesome blow to designers reliant on native bricks and mortar, to not point out their staff.