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.
The leading US dictionary Merriam-Webster named "feminism" its word of 2017, a nod to events from politics to fashion as women's causes have taken the stage amidst a backdrop of sexual misconduct allegations.
The great and the good of British and international fashion gathered in London on Monday evening to honour fashion's biggest influencers who have shaken up the business, driven design and helped to change society.
Sidney Toledano is to resign from his position as CEO of Christian Dior and be replaced by Pietro Beccari, CEO of Fendi, in a significant change of management within LVMH. And more changes are in the pipeline.