Debenhams' trading update paints a picture of a market that's tough and a turnaround plan that's still a work in progress. Sales have slowed recently, even online, but a beauty focus and its new Preen offer look strong.
The catwalk bandwagon has rolled on so what do we make of LFW now labels big and small are back in their studios (hopefully) writing firm orders? There was plenty to love as well as some challenging looks in a busy week.
The London shows start on February 17 at an unprecedented time of uncertainty for the fashion industry. Unsurprisingly, change is on the agenda but there's also continuity and the return of some old faces to the event.
Following New York Fashion Week, which wraps up February 16, London Fashion Week will have five jam-packed days for designers and fashion brands to unveil their Fall-Winter 2017 collections and all the new trends.