Young designers have until 26th November to submit their applications for the fashion, photography and accessories categories of the 34th edition of the festival, which will take place from 25th to 29th April.
While House of Fraser seems to have been successful so far in saving some of its landmark stores such as London's Oxford Street and Frasers in Glasgow, it's been unsuccessful with its Manchester flagship.
Kicking off a six-month countdown to the opening of its new flagship in Hudson Yards, the Dallas-based retailer launched the 92nd edition of its traditional Christmas Book on Friday, unveiling its Fantasy Gifts for 2018.
Marie Antoinette's dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, went on show in London on Friday before going on sale next month in one of the most important royal jewellery auctions in history.
Xavier Rougeaux has returned to Smythson to become its new chief executive officer, and will work together with new creative director Luc Goidadin to take the 130-year old brand into its next stage of growth.