Another year has come and gone, with no shortage of major milestones, shifts, and downright astounding moments worthy of stopping the presses—as to be expected in fashion. From the world-wide takeover of Barbie pink in the wake of the doll's film success, to couture looks a-plenty from fashionable risk takers à la Doja Cat and Cardi B, and design house creative director shifts, 2023 was nothing short of a banner year in fashion.
Take a look back at the red-carpet moments, remarkable fashion shows, and creative collaborations that left a mark on the fashion world this year. With all that happened in 2023, one can only imagine what 2024 has in store... but it is sure to be memorable.
KIDSUPER MEETS LOUIS VUITTON
Starting the year strong, Louis Vuitton collaborated with KidSuper founder Colm Dillane for a vibrant menswear collection.
DOJA DOES COUTURE WEEK
Doja Cat went all out covering herself in 30,000 Swarovski crystals for the Schiaparelli show.
GUCCI ANNOUNCES A NEW CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Sabato De Sarno, previously of Valentino, was announced to succeed Alessandro Michele as the new Creative Director at Gucci.
RADIANT RIHANNA IN ALAIA
Rihanna's red Alaia fit was certainly a statement piece as the star announced her pregnancy during her Super Bowl halftime performance.
HERMÉS MOVES TO WILLIAMSBURG
The French fashion house moved across the East River where it hosted its first pop-up before opening a permanent location in Brooklyn.
GWENYTH PALTROW'S COURTROOM CHIC
If Gwyneth Paltrow is guilty of anything, it's having great taste, as proven during her infamous ski accident trial.
LAW ROACH RETIRES
Law Roach, who has styled the likes of Zendaya and Celine Dion, announced his retirement from celebrity styling
CREATIVE DIRECTORS QUICK DEPARTURES
It was year of quick departures for a plethora of creative directors, for example, Ludovic de Saint Sernin took only one bow for Ann Demeulemeester. It was also announced on December 1 that Matthew Williams would leave his tenure at Givenchy in early 2024 after three years with the brand.
BRADSHAW IS BACK
And Just Like That... Carrie Bradshaw brought back her eccentric style for a second season of the highly anticipated HBO series.
SUCCESSION SCREAMS QUIET LUXURY
The return of hit tv show Succession brought with it a fever pitch of enthusiasm around understated 'if you know, you know' luxury.
BEYONCE X BALMAIN
Beyoncé moved from muse to collaborator in an epic collection celebrating her album Renaissance with Oliver Rousteing for Balmain.
TIFFANY'S LANDMARK OPENING
Tiffany & Co. hosted its landmark opening in NYC where stars were dripping in diamonds to celebrate the iconic brand.
TOM FORD TAPS OUT
Tom Ford announced his departure from the namesake label he founded nearly 20 years ago.
LAGERFELD LIVES ON
The 2023 Met Gala theme, in honor of the late Karl Lagerfeld, meant tweed, pearls, and an eccentric red carpet of Lagerfeld-inspired attire.
The coronation of King Charles included royal regalia and a star studded RSVP list.
PHARRELL WILLIAMS DEBUTS FOR LOUIS VUITTON
Pharell Williams had his first Louis Vuitton men's show on Pont Neuf this past summer and then more recently a Pre-Fall 2024 collection presentation in Hong Kong.
CARDI B IS COOL IN COUTURE
Cardi B attended Couture Fashion Week, making sure her presence was known in garments like this feathered-and-fitted Schiaparelli dress.
RIP STYLE ICONS
Style icons Jane Birkin, Mary Quant, and Paco Rabanne are just a few who passed this year, leaving a fashionable legacy behind.
IN A BARBIE WORLD
Margot Robbie brought the Mattel toy's pink wardrobe back to life on the "Barbie" movie press tour, recreating iconic looks from a historic wardrobe.
SWIFT IS FULL OF SURPRISES
Taylor Swift kept audiences on their toes as she alternated designer dresses each night of her tour.
Angelina Jolie announced the launch of Atelier Jolie, a purpose-driven brand using talent from around the world.
FASHION MOURNS DAVIDE RENNE
Moschino's creative director Davide Renne unexpectedly passed away a mere ten days after starting his role as creative director of Moschino—a shocking, and saddening moment for the fashion world.
THE FUTURE OF PHILO
Former Chloè and Céline creative director Phoebe Philo made a highly anticipated return to fashion with a collection that sold out shortly after its release.
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