The walking duds: fashion cuts now suit their Covid cloth

The virus has ushered in a new era in which sweatpants replace suits as millions work from home

15 October 2020 - 20:00 By Silvia Aloisi, Jonathan Barrett and Martinne Geller

Italian luxury designer Brunello Cucinelli makes men’s suits that sell for up to €7,000 (R137,000). But even he - like most people across the globe - hasn’t worn a suit for months, let alone bought one.

“We’ve all been locked away at home, so this is the first jacket I have put on since March,” Cucinelli said in Milan as he presented his latest collection in September, wearing a light-grey blazer...

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