The Top 10 Fashion News Moments of 2013


I won’t get mushy but 2013 was the best year, ever, for me. I came to in January to report on the latest and greatest on fashion news—it’s truly been a pleasure to share some of the industry’s biggest moments with you all. Let’s recap them, shall we?

John Galliano's Second Chance Thanks to Oscar de la Renta

After a rough divergence, Galliano began his road to redemption with fashion industry titan, Oscar de la Renta, working in the designer’s studio and preparing his Fall 2013 runway collection that debuted during New York Fashion Week.

Michelle Obama’s Second Vogue Cover Revealed

After much speculation, First Lady Michelle Obama’s second Vogue cover was finally revealed, boasting Malia and Sasha’s mom clad in a Reed Krakoff sheath and the much talked about new bangs.

Beyoncè Stands on the Sun with H&M

After a rouge tweet from one of her back up dancers, it was revealed that Beyonce would become the face of H&M summer with a collection to boot. While the campaign was just one of her many moments from 2013, it marked an interesting connection between Queen Bey and the fast fashion house.

Nicola Formchetti Named Diesel’s New Commander-in-Chief

Lady Gaga’s former stylist and BFF left Thierry Mugler to head up Diesel’s new direction, taking time to style Kim Kardashian in Elle along the way.

The Met Goes Punk

The Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art asked some of our favorite celebrities to go punk and they didn't disappoint. (We gotin on the action, too!) Kim Kardashian became a bit of a spectacle with her choice of attire, but Riccardo Tisci, the designer, stood by it.

Kanye West Rants About, Well, Everything

Six years ago, Kanye West and his friend interned at Fendi and presented the leather jogging pant, but it wasn’t picked up. And West can’t stop talking about it. Or his clothing line in the works. Or his wedding. Or how his new family deserves to be on Vogue.

Isabel Marant for H&M Hysteria

For months, the fashion industry couldn’t stop talking about Isabel Marant’s collaboration with H&M. When we finally found out what it would look like and plotted our purchases at the VIP shopping event, mass hysteria ensued—it was even too much for the designer to handle.

Big Changes Announced for New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week as we know it, is about to change. The bi-yearly event was because too much like a zoo, so to combat that, IMG Fashion proposed changes that included more off-site locations and tighter guest lists. The timing seems apropos, as several designers have already said they wouldn’t be showing at Lincoln Center in February.