Think of this coming weekend in London as a Double Hitter Twelfth Night. Both to celebrate the epiphany and kick off London Fashion Week Men’s, a four-day feast of some 50 events - shows; presentations; and lock-ins.
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.
Fashion entrepreneur and ex-BFC chairman Harold Tillman is calling for a US Chapter 11-style bankruptcy protection system to give struggling companies the breathing space to turn their operations around.
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.