It's time to say goodbye to 2012 and take a look back, at what happened in the fashion world over this year.I collected 2012's most hyped fashion moments, also some exciting things that i am looking forward seeing in 2013.
Have a great NYE and happy new year to everyone!
Heidi drops the Yves from Yves Saint Laurent
Stefano Pilati left and Heidi Slimane took over at YSL. Heidi announced that he will design the french iconic brand from his L.A studio and shockingly changed the name of the main line to Saint Laurent Paris(see my reaction here) followed with a boring logo and his first collection for the Parisian house who didn't manage to wow the fashion world.
Nicolas Ghesquiere Balenciaga no more
We were shocked when we heard Ghesquire will no longer be the Creative director at Balenciaga a position he had since 1997. He also left without announcing his next move. Rumor has it he will launch his own line.!!
Cara - The new Kate Moss?
Cara Delevingne was the girl of the season! From runway shows to campaigns to a movie this young London born beauty was the most talk about model this season . Cara also won British model of the year at British fashion awards.
Raf Simons at Dior
After one year since the Galliano scandal finally Dior appointed a creative director and it was non other than Raf Simons who accepted to step in Galliano's shoes. Raf presented a new modern twist at Christian Dior's legendary ''New Look''.
The Del Rey Fever
I don't know if it was me but i felt Lana was everywhere this year from her H&M campaign to gracing what it felt like a million covers (Vogue Uk, Vogue Australia,Interview Russia) and releasing epic music video after epic music video.
Joan Smalls is the worlds No1 model
I was so happy when i checked the new top 50 list on models.com and saw Joan Smalls being number 1.
I even dedicated this post to her.
Read it here.
Angelina's leg at the Oscars
Angelina Jolie walked this years Oscar's red carpet in a Versace Atelier dress exposing her right leg,the result?Number one topic on twitter's worldwide trending list , numerous parodies and a twitter account set up named @angiesrightleg which attracted 41.782 followers to date.
H&M designer collaborations
H&M released two huge designer collections this year one with the Italian house of Marni and the other one with the mysterious Martin Margiela. Also an accessories line design by street style muse and Vogue Japan editor Anna Dello Russo.Remember the collections here (Marni) here(Margiela) and here(AdR) .
British top models in the London 2012 closing ceremony
Lily Cole ,Stella Tennant,Karen Elson,Naomi Campbell,Kate Moss,Lilly Donaldson ,Georgia May Jagger,Jourdan Dunn and David Gandy walked the worlds most watched catwalk in the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics ,wearing gold creations by Britain's most talented fashion designers .Nick Night shot the same looks for British Vogue's September issue an editorial named
Fashion Books overload
Loads of new fashion books have been released this year and my three must reads are
''Kate: The Kate Moss book''
,Grace Goddinghton's biography '' Grace: A memoir''
'Vogue the editor's eye''.
Blair got her happy ending in Ellie Saab
I was sad to see one of my favorite shows coming to an end but at least my beloved couple got their happy ending.Blair married Chuck in a light blue lace Ellie Saab gown from the designers Summer 2012 Couture collection. " Gossip Girl 's costume designer Eric Daman told InStyle.com.
"When I saw the Elie Saab dress finally chosen for Blair's wedding to Chuck, it was absolutely perfect for her, "It needed to feel like old world glamour meets contemporary high fashion." "I liked the beautiful blue hue," he added. "It reminded me of the wedding dress Wallis Simpson wore during her scandalous wedding to The Duke of Windsor."
*Excited for 2013*
Alexander Wang's first collection at Balenciaga.!
Who would be the designer at Schiaparelli?
JW Anderson's first collection at Versus!
Kate Middleton's baby!!
photos taken from google,vogue.uk,vogue.com,thefashionspot,com