Fashion giant H&M said its sales jumped 15 per cent in January from a year ago as it opened new stores at a rate of almost one a day.
Street style blogger Nick Patrick heads to the high streets of Glasgow and Edinburgh to find out how the locals are donning their fur.
Each morning between 7am and 8am, fashion designer Julien Macdonald can be found on his bicycle, going at high speed around Hyde Park.
Hawick is a long way from the Paris catwalks, geographically and figuratively.
The dazzling output of designer Yves Saint Laurent is of such importance to the fashion industry that it's hard to know which of the many iconic points punctuating his career to use as the starting point.