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.
Burberry has announced that Rod Manley will be joining its ranks as new chief marketing officer on 7 January 2019. In his new role, he will lead the brand's marketing, communications and creative media teams from London.
Prada has become the latest brand to fall foul of racism accusations after an animal charm with a dark face and large red lips was seen as being uncomfortably similar to racist blackface caricatures of the past.
Tommy Hilfiger is working on a plan to take his next runway collection to Paris. The American designer is already in talks with the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode on a suitable time slot for his show.