The balaclava/ski mask has evolved into an unusual staple and a late entrant in the competition to be named one of the hottest fashion trends. Scroll through Instagram, TikTok, or Pinterest and you'll see thousands of faces inside what appears to be an overgrown knitted sock.

The list of firms severing connections with Russia in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine continues to expand, particularly in the fashion industry. Fashion labels and worldwide retailers impose measures on their operations as the world watches the situation unfold.