Carly Cushnie to shut down namesake label due to pandemic

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Cushnie, the fashion label seen on celebrities such as Beyoncé and Michelle Obama, has announced a shut down due to coronavirus hardship.

The coronavirus pandemic forced many companies to shut down and fashion label Cushnie is the one of the latest to make the announcement.

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Fashion designer Carly Cushnie shared the news via social media that unfortunately, COVID-19 has pushed her namesake label to the end.

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“As many designers have experienced, the fashion and retail landscape has become increasingly challenging over the years. While my brand has persevered through unending headwinds, the effects of COVID-19 have hurt my business beyond repair, and it is with great sadness that I share Cushnie will be closing its doors​,” she wrote in the caption on Thursday.

She shared an open letter through the post, sharing her plight as a Black-woman fashion designer, celebrating her accomplishments and looking forward to the future.

“While there are many achievements I am so proud of, it would be neglectful not to acknowledge having to fight much harder than my male peers to be…


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