The “buy now, pay later” provider said consumers can simply check a box on the app to donate a $1 to the program.
The CFDA chair talks spring 2021, partnering with the Brits, virtual fittings, live shows and fashion’s path back from COVID-19 devastation.
Top fashion students’ work will be featured on papermag.com and cfda.com today.
The fund in aid of young fashion designers will benefit previous winners of both the main award and its runners-up.
Grants will target small to medium-size fashion businesses which have been impacted by COVID-19, including designers, retailers and factories.
“There are so few apparel manufacturers in America and we feel strongly that it is our responsibility to help however we can with the resources we have,” said Brooks Brothers chief executive officer Claudio Del Vecchio.
Several major companies and cities across the country are offering aid to small businesses experiencing severe consequences due to the pandemic.
He passed away on March 27 after a two-week battle against the coronavirus.
The funds will support multiple needs, including financial grants for Ralph Lauren employees and “A Common Thread” fundraising initiative.