Giorgio Armani himself emerged after the 16-minute presentation to take a bow for his online audience.
100,000 people affected by restrictions
Of those cases, five people have died and one has recovered.
The ban on public events extended to Milan, where dozens of designers showed their collections during the city's Fashion Week, which ran February 18 - 24. Other shows held earlier in the schedule had invited audiences.
Coronavirus upends global Fashion Weeks
At least 1,000 Chinese fashion reporters, buyers and designers are expected to skip this year's Fashion Month, the period in February when designers showcase their collections across the world's most influential fashion cities, according to the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI), Italy's fashion chamber.
Chinese consumers are integral to the fashion industry's success: they're the biggest spenders in the world and without their support, the revenue of European fashion brands will likely drop. The CNMI rolled out a series of digital inclusion initiatives -- including livestreaming events -- to ensure Chinese industry insiders can participate in fashion remotely.
Paris Fashion Week starts today, with Seoul and Tokyo Fashion Weeks scheduled to begin on March 16.