With big industry names, celebrities, and grand runway events from Moncler and Tommy Hilfiger, not to mention Versace's double anniversary, Milan Fashion Week, which starts this Tuesday, promises to be action-packed.
A welcome return to form for Christopher Kane, whose main inspiration may not have been that original yet nonetheless provided the impetus for a punchy collection that managed to be both sassy and chic.
The collection was a gloomy assemblage, a mood deepened by the memorial service soundtrack and the glum expressions of the cast. Which, again, made absolutely no sense as the inspiration was the great Fred Astaire.
Casino has started exclusive talks over buying online shoe retailer Sarenza, as the French supermarket operator looks to strengthen its online presence in the face of competition from Amazon and other Internet firms.
Chanel has taken a minority stake in UK online retailer Farfetch, the companies said on Monday, as part of a tie-up to develop digital services such as chats to connect the label's clients with store assistants.
This is why fashionistas come to London: to see inventive experimental fashion. Which is what the latest show from Preen was; a great eco-warrior collection that was alternatively gutsy, girly and quite often great.
Simone Rocha loves a great painter. Many of them have inspired her collections. This season it was the turn of John Constable, though via his portraiture rather than the landscapes for which he is famous.
He is a great ideas man, Jonathan Anderson, whose latest collection had a playful mood, using doughnuts as accessories in a show that featured both men and women; pre-collection and fall collection on the same runway.
The latest house to develop a new way of showing its women’s ready-to-wear is Mulberry, which presented on a London runway, a collection much of which it first revealed in a Paris showroom four months before.