Hi-Tech Chic Launches COVID-19 Page

We wrote our first coronavirus article for Hi-Tech Chic after 2 French ex-pats based in Taiwan emailed us asking if we could review their new app (& the 1st on market), the “coronavirus app.” The 2 French men created the app after being stuck in Taiwan as the pandemic grew. Since then we have received pitches 24/7 of coronavirus/ COVID-19 related apps, learning tools and consumer products. After realizing we were writing about the pandemic several times a week since January, we created the “COVID-19” page on Hi-Tech Chic.

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Sustainable Fashion Week 2020 Announces September Event Dates

Today, Sustainable Fashion Week (SFW2020) announced that the 2020 event will take place from September 11th to September 16th at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. SFW2020 is a six-day event showcasing sustainable fashion exhibits, giving visuals on what is sustainable fashion and why it’s the future of fashion. SFW2020 will include immersive online experiences and global viewing for a week of runway shows, panel discussions, documentary features, and instructional workshops.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Partners with Good360 to Launch The ‘Bringing Home Everywhere’ Program

Announced today, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. unveiled their $10 million plan to donate essential items to those affected by COVID-19. The ‘Bringing Home Everywhere’ program will deliver products that provide home comfort and essential support to communities and those on the frontline of the pandemic across the U.S. and Canada. The ‘Bringing Home Everywhere’ program is being launched in partnership with Good360, a global leader in product philanthropy and purposeful giving. It will leverage the unique range of home, baby & infant, health & personal care, and food and beverage products across the Company’s retail banners to provide essential items to some of the 90,000 charities in Good360’s network. 

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Got Dash Dot Launches The “INSPIRE” Program To Benefit Healthcare Workers

In response to COVID-19, Go Dash Dot, the maker of stylish and functional bags for women, launched the “INSPIRE” program designed to benefit healthcare workers as well as the public dealing with socially distancing and shelter in place orders. The “INSPIRE” effort is the creation of Go Dash Dot founder Hannah Fastov and includes donations of bags to medical workers and staff, free Instagram workouts for people at home, and steep discounts on Go Dash Dot merchandise available online.

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Lief’s Downtime™ Digital Anxiety Treatment Now Available

May is National Mental Health Month and with the global pandemic focusing on self-health and controlling anxiety during this time is essential. Announced this week, Lief Therapeutics’ Downtime digital anxiety intervention is now available as an adjunct treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder during the COVID-19 emergency. The patented digital intervention is delivered through the company’s flagship Lief Rx Smart Patch, a wearable ECG device now covered under most insurance plans.

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Vivid-Pix Celebrates May’s National Mental Health Month & National Photography Month

In celebration of  National Mental Health Month and National Photography Month in May, Vivid-Pix is showcasing the healing power of photos and Vivid-Pix RESTORE photo restoration software to enhance “Reminiscence Therapy.” To support those who are battling with COVID-19 quarantine stress, loneliness and isolation, Vivid-Pix will be hosting Mental Health Month and Photography Month classes and specials throughout May.

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TALENT ANNOUNCED FOR COV-AID™ 10-HOUR STREAMING CHARITY EVENT ON GIVING TUESDAY

This week additional talent has been announced for the upcoming COV-AID™ event, a one-day online charity event on Giving Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. The event will feature more than 10 hours of content showcasing popular gamers, athletes, artists and other personalities streamed across top social game-streaming platforms including Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Twitter and Facebook.

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SXSW 2020 Music Showcasing Artist Playlist Launched on Youtube

With the cancellation of the SXSW 2020 Music Festival due to COVID-19, music fans are wondering where they can here the bands they would have seen at the festival.  The SXSW team has collected a few ways for you to discover some of these great acts, support them, and resources which may be helpful for you or the people you work with during this pandemic.

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Bravado Unveils WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED E-Commerce Site

As of now, there are 7 states that require face masks in public, and with other states starting to follow suit now is the time to invest in a washable cloth face mask. Announced today, Bravado, Universal Music Group’s (UMG) industry-leading merchandise and brand management company, launched their WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED e-commerce site, offering fans reusable, washable, cloth face masks. The face masks were made in partnership with artists across the UMG family.

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Fashion Product Review: SUAVS The Legacy Sneaker

SUAVS is an Austin-based shoe company that makes sustainable sneakers made with an average of 8 post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and 100% vegan materials. SUAVS creates stylish and comfortable shoes featuring a breathable design and sweat-wicking technology that are lightweight. Their new proprietary sustainable knit fabric is softer and more comfortable than the competition without sacrificing on style! 

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