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Anna Wintour praises fashion world for coronavirus response

Posted by Bang Showbiz on March 31, 2020

Anna Wintour has praised the fashion world for its response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The style icon has opened up on the way the industry has rallied round, with Ralph Lauren donating $10-million (R180-million) through his foundation to related causes.

Writing for her magazine Vogue, the editor said: "My emotions, like yours I'm sure, are fairly close to the surface, but I'm not afraid to admit that I broke down on the phone with Ralph when he called to give me the incredible news about his gift.

"And he is not the only one who has found ways to help. The fashion industry has been rallying its philanthropic energy and it's inspiring to see.

"You've no doubt read about LVMH converting its perfume factories to make free hand sanitiser gel and Kering supplying millions of masks from China.

"My friend Miuccia Prada has donated ICU beds to Milan's h.....

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