The first question everyone asked when sitting down to the latest Alexander McQueen menswear runway show on Friday in Paris, was where was François-Henri Pinault, whose luxury conglomerate Kering owns Alexander McQueen?
House of Fraser will live to fight another day. Despite doubts around its CVA plan, creditors voted in favour of it on Friday which means it will now close 31 stores, reducing its size by more than half in the process.
Shanghai has a new luxury address, with the opening of Bulgari Hotel Shanghai. Set on the riverbank not far from the city's famous waterfront The Bund, Bulgari Hotel Shanghai is a 48-floor tower that features 82 rooms.
As House of Fraser prepares for one of the most important days in its 170-year history (with its creditors voting on its CVA Friday) the company has released a broad outline of its new product and trade strategy.
Rarely have we seen a designer more ebullient taking a bow, as Dries Van Noten was at the finale of his latest menswear show on Thursday, the first since he sealed a deal to sell a majority stake in his company to Puig.