And they are off. Applications opened Friday for aspiring talent in the LVMH Prize, the most financially beneficial annual award in fashion. Young hopefuls - limited to under 40 years - have until February 4 to apply.
Shares in Salvatore Ferragamo fell more than 8 percent on Friday after the Italian luxury goods firm, best known for its shoe designs and leather goods, signalled it would still be mired in a turnaround phase in 2018.
It was a mix of the good and the bad as Sports Direct delivered its results on Thursday with the global retail giant clearly still a work-in-progress that's advancing in some areas, but also seeing a profits drop.
Riccardo Tortato, e-commerce head and men's fashion director at premium department stores TSUM and DLT, gives an insider take on the little-known world of Russian menswear trends, in conversation with FashionNetwork.com.
Fashion has no greater current fixation than Millennials, the Holy Grail of luxury and fashion brands; whose highly personal style is the subject of the latest book – released in time for Christmas - by Dolce & Gabbana.