On Tuesday, the luxury group opened the Thélios production site for its joint venture with Marcolin, a partnership which began with Céline's eyewear collections, and still has those of Loewe and Fred in the pipeline.
Harrods MD Michael Ward is upbeat on the change the next few years will bring but says it will be tough for rivals without a USP as the store spends mega-money to focus on experiences, Millennials and the global shopper.
The RealReal has launched its first physical men's shop in its Soho flagship. The store will offer sneakers, streetwear and men's watches. It will be staffed by menswear experts and also offer consignment services.
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.
Riccardo Tortato, e-commerce head and men's fashion director at premium department stores TSUM and DLT, gives an insider take on the little-known world of Russian menswear trends, in conversation with FashionNetwork.com.