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This month's Paris Fashion Week goes digital: France fashion regulator

French fashion's regulatory body has said that this month's Paris men's and haute couture shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears

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Ending the confusion over the fate of Fashion Week, French fashion's regulatory body has said that this month's men's and haute couture shows will be strictly audience-free over coronavirus fears.

The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode has told luxury houses they will not be allowed to invite guests this season, after instruction by police.

In a statement to the AP, the federation said Monday that we confirm that there can be no public gatherings at Fashion Week adding that houses can still organize 'real' runway shows with models broadcast live, provided that their events take place behind closed doors.

Although Paris is technically not in a lockdown, stringent restrictions limiting movements are in place nationwide, including a 6 p.m. or 8 p.m. curfew. Repeated failure to obey rules can lead to a six-month prison sentence.

France's second lockdown ended Dec 15, but restaurants, bars, cinemas, theaters and museums remain shuttered.

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First Published: Mon, January 11 2021. 15:47 IST
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