Saint Laurent has decided to pull out from the Paris Fashion Week’s upcoming season. According to an official press statement released by the brand on Monday, the French luxury brand’s decision to depart from the Paris fashion week calendar is an effort to adapt to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The departure from fashion week events was revealed on its Instagram handle. It stated: “Conscious of the current circumstance and its waves of radical change, Saint Laurent has decided to take control of its pace and reshape its schedule.”

 

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This announcement follows the cancellation of Paris’ men’s and haute couture fashion weeks, which were slated for June and July.