As wearable technology further integrates into fashion, Intel is also tapping into smart clothing &apparel trend with its latest partnership with Barneys New York, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Opening Ceremony. The tech powerhouse is teaming up with these representatives of the fashion world in a series of upcoming strategic collaborations.

Harvey Nichols, the UK’s upmarket department store, has launched a tongue-in-cheek campaign to inspire customers to spend less on Christmas gifts for others in order to save more money and buy pricy gifts for themselves. The effort taglined “Sorry I Spent It On Myself” is developed by adam&eveDDB—it includes a TV spot and a range of low-cost retail items with a self-indulgent explanation on the packaging.

LVMH is launching the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize, an international competition to discover and support the designers of tomorrow. The global luxury group will be offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young professionals in design—the winners will get guidance from fashion gurus and money to realize their full potential.