The invitation for the latest Versace show was suitably mysterious – a dossier marked "Confidential". Inside guests were invited to the first menswear show since Versace was sold to a certain US fashion group last year.
The question everyone asked when entering the Dolce & Gabbana show this Saturday, was how many Chinese people would actually attend, given the cancellation and internet massacre the duo suffered in Shanghai in December.
Half the audience attending the first show of the new Milan menswear season had arrived from Pitti at Stazione Centrale. And they returned to the station in the evening for the latest Ermenegildo Zegna XXX collection.
Fashion designers, being ultimately artists, rarely have straight-line careers - one reason for the huge applause that greeted the culmination of the debut show of Aldo Maria Camillo in Florence on Thursday evening.
The three-day Milan Men's Fashion Week kicking off on January 11 features a much-changed line-up, losing eight names, including Giorgio Armani, and introducing eight new ones, among them John Richmond.
London Fashion Week Men’s publicity used to bill the British capital as the historic birthplace of bespoke tailoring and classy gents' brands. Instead, it has morphed into the most experimental season almost anywhere.
In every show Craig Green does the cast looks like they are on some sort of journey. Never more so than on a dank Monday morning in London, in a collection that managed to connect tailoring, sportswear and surgical garb.