London Fashion Week ended Tuesday night after scores of virtual shows, presentations and debates, with a collection by Simone Rocha, and Priya Ahluwalia winning the latest Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Fashion.
Designer Philip Treacy, a haute couture hatmaker to the British royals and American stars, presented his collection in Saint Petersburg on Wednesday saying "we all need entertainment" during a pandemic.
From dress designers to hat makers to the hospitality sector, Royal Ascot is usually a lucrative source of income for a whole industry connected with one of Britain's most feted social and sporting events.
Brace yourself for the first post-Brexit season in London, which will dominate the coming long weekend. It has finally happened, and nobody in the UK or throughout European fashion seems terribly happy about that.