MObama Shows Off - Amusingly, the First Lady became au fait with an overabundance of American Designers - distinctively, Jason Wu for the Inaugural Ball and the cover of Vogue. Work girlfriend!
Oliver vs. Nina Ricci - Following a season of hypothesized buzz, Nina Ricci and designer, Oliver Theyskens, divided. This left Theyskens out of a job and Nina Ricci to, well, Peter Dundas.
Christian Lacroix - What abruptly struck the fashion world as catastrophic, almost immediately turned to a borefest, with the repetitive drama Christian Lacroix dragged on in relation to his namesake and couture lines. And, it appears that he wants to drag it into 2010.
Mary Kate & Ashley - The Full House twins attested they know a thing or 20 about fashion. Generating a stellar diversity for their Row bevy, Olsenboye and just staying trendy at all times.
The September Issue - Anna Wintour showed she has the potential of being a splendid movie actress, with the debut of the Vogue documentary--one that gave us a real peek at her and Grace Coddington's sublime bickering.
Blogger Sensation - Bloggers took over the seasons of fashion, with more appearances and collaborations ever. Thirteen-year old-blogger, Tavi, obviously came off as the most impressive - with significant ties to the Rodarte sisters. Whilst Bryan Boy, continued to be a muse for Marc Jacobs and jet set the world to various events.
Fashion's Night Out - When Anna says help the recession, people obey. Vogue and NYC retail stores kicked off Fashion Week with an awesome night of booze and shopping for fashionistas. A plethora of fashion insiders, models and celebrities came out to support and socialize with some of their biggest fans.
Troubled Heels - 2008 being a year of appalling falls on the runway and frail inflamed ankles, the injuries sustained promoted models to walk barefoot in 2009 at Brian Reyes. Stand up for your rights, ladies.
Recession Collaborations - Target, Topshop and H&M gave shoppers on a budget the biggest year in collaborations. From Christopher Kane to Jimmy Choo, shoppers got acquainted into the designer lifestyle. We think the best is still to come.
London Fashion Week - London Fashion Week happened to be the most anticipated of the international fashion weeks. With Burberry returning back to its foundation, and Marios Schwab being appointed to Halston, London showed what country could be the most creative.
Beyonce and Lady Gaga - Beyonce, or was it Sasha Fierce, pretended to like high-end fashion, purchasing looks from fashion's most lucrative labels to earn cool points, whilst Lady Gaga never missed a moment of being the celebrity to stand out - especially by donning spring 2010 Alexander McQueen first.
Lindsay Lohan - Lindsay came forth doing what she does best - ruining mostly everything! The former actress accepted an Artistic Advisor position with Emanuel Ungaro, leaving everyone in attendance at the spring debut in shock and disgust.
Suri Cruise - The tiny tot princess of fashion has unquestionably secured herself a desk at Vogue. As she's matured into a pleasant little girl, the world has watched her don trends we know she picked out herself and kitten heels.
Yigal Azrouel - The designer, who by mistake was labeled gay, showed fashion typecasts are minimally childish. The designer sustained his infidelity with Billy Joel's now-former wife, Katie Lee. Lee, who started out by donning Yigal's attire, proved she wanted to be more than just a ridiculous ole' muse.
Model Pregnancies - With Heidi Klum at the front of the line, other models followed in her path of wanting to be, well, more of a housewife. The latest supermodels/new mothers are Gisele and Jourdan Dunn.
Christian Louboutin - With such a great deal of admiration from various markets for the coveted red sole, Louboutin commenced variations for men - ranging from loafers and brogues to sneakers.
Model Dramas - Although we won't say who and how, supermodels were cattier this year than ever. Wretchedly, their dirty laundry, trekked to the internet and magazines, gave us all a bit to gasp over.
Celebrity Collaborations - With some triumphant and some fruitless partnerships, celebrities in quest of relevant fashion notoriety reached its peak in 2009. By way of Kanye at Louis Vuitton and Nike, Sophia Coppola at Louis Vuitton and Victoria Beckham just roving around, we were shown their best creative and, well, borrowing skills.