Judging by these major moments in fashion in 2017 — fur being condemned as dated and fuller models taking over the ramp — it’s clear that the business has entered its next phase. But let’s be honest, trends are cyclic, so the past is always there to remind us how we can reshape the fashions that shaped us. From the runway shutdown provided by the showman of fashion, Donatella Versace, to the death of beloved couturier Azzedine Alaïa, the fashion world has had cause for celebration and mourning this year.
But the real trends here seem to be leaning towards sustainability, inclusiveness and experimentation, with H&M offering two new promising ventures that incorporate these three principles as well as celebrities moving out of their comfort zones.
Here were the biggest moments in fashion in 2017: