January 1, 2015

Fashion Highlights of 2014


And welcome 2015! 2014 Has been a great year with many highlights, let's look back at some of the highlights of this year in fashion and look back at the highlights of 2014 here.

Samiya Cusman


Cara Delevingne X Mulberry
Last year British fashion company Mulberry announced that they wouldn't show a collection at the LFW, but instead announcing some exciting news. On February 16th Cara Delevingne revealed a collection by Cara Delevingne consisting of twelve bags which were availlable since September and are still available online.


H&M Icons
H&M has created a new model-inspired collection for spring/summer 2014. Sui He, Nadja Bender, Jourdan Dunn and Andreea Diaconu were dubbed ''The New Icons''The models were clad in the must-have looks for last season;''street sharp silhouettes, slick tailoring and fresh nautical stripes.''

Alexander Wang X H&M
Every year H&M collaborates with a designer for an exclusive collection, this year it was Alexander Wang who was chosen to follow the footsteps of Isabel Marant and Maison Martin Margiela. The collection consisted mostly of sportswear.


KIM AND KANYE
It has finally happened, Kim landed a Vogue cover with her husband Kanye. Kimye were featured in a wedding themed editorial as bride and groom and baby North was also featured in the editorial, a month before their actual wedding. After that she ''broke the internet'' when the Cover and editorial images of the Papermag Winter issue was revealed, it was the picture showing one of her important assets (get it), however I thought the coverphoto with a glass of champagne on her bum was amazing, I mean there is a glass of champagne resting on her bum! Last week Balmain released images of their spring/summer 2015 menswear campaign featuring the couple, a great way to end the year!


RIP Oscar de la Renta
On the 20th of October the fashionworld lost a great man, Oscar de la Renta died on the age of 82 at his home in Kent, Connecticut after battling cancer for eight years.


#Normcore
 ''A unisex fashion trend characterized by unpretentious, average-looking clothing.'' It's supposed to be the ''new hipster'', normcore a trend which is all about blending in.The hardcore ''Normcorers'' mostly wear white sneakers with white sportsocks, mom-jeans, sweaters, very basic and very 90s. The go-to brands are American Apparel, Adidas, Nike and Levi's.


Designers hopping from house to house
Nicolas Ghesquière had his first collection Louis Vuitton, Jason Wu already had two shows for Hugo Boss and Jeremey Scott, known for his loud designs, showcased his debut collection for Moschino February this year, furthermore, John Galiano is planning to showcase his debut collection for Maison Martin Margiela in January, in London and Jean Paul Gaultier did his last Ready-to-Wear-Show.

CHANEL SS15 Lea Colombo
Chanel
Back in March the Grand Palais in Paris was transformed into a Supermarket with models walking down the aisles with shopping baskets made of Chanel leather and chains, after that Cara Delevingne led an army of models with protest-signs and Chanel quilted Megaphones at the finale of the Chanel S/S 2015 show


The Annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
This years Victoria's Secret Fashion Show was better than ever, it took place in London, had a record of models walking (47!) and featured two Fantasy Bras! Oh and there were also five Dutch models strutting down the famous catwalk, shoutout to Doutzen Kroes, Romee Strijd, Maud Welzen, Bregje Heinen and Imaan Hammam!!


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