14 Fashion Moments That Defined 2014

It seems like yesterday that we were counting down to 2014 with a glass of bubbly... Now 12 months, 365 days and 8,760 hours (if my math skills are correct) later we are donning our glitzy dresses and popping bottles to welcome 2015. This year went by far too fast. But although the year seemed about the same length as Paris Hilton's music career, the amount of memorable moments in the fashion industry was far and plenty. Here's the 14 moments in fashion that defined 2014:

14. Lupita Nyong'o at EVERY SINGLE awards ceremony
lupita 2014 oscars dress

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A relative novice to the red carpet world, the '12 Years A Slave' actress managed to top the best ,dressed list of every glossy. With her array of bright dresses and flawless hair and makeup, we salute you girl!

13. The Ugly Shoe Trend In General
2014 ugly shoe trend

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Ah.,.. this one is pretty oxymoronic. The shoes that would have been deemed 'unstylish' for the past few decades have leapt their way to the footwear forefront. I adore my flatforms and sliders, may they parade memorably into 2015!

12. The Death of Oscar De La Renta

oscar de la renta with supermodels

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Carrie Bradshaw's favourite designer passed away at 82. Oscar will forever be remembered for his stunning, intricate evening dresses.

11. The Return Of Gemma Ward
gemma ward walks for prada 2014 come back

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Alienesque fashionistas all over the world jumped for joy when Gemma Ward made her official return to modelling at Prada at Milan Fashion Week.

10. Ellen De Generes's Oscar Selfie
ellens oscar selfie

Ok, so this one isn't technically a fashion moment, but this famous-filled selfie sums up 2014's celebrity and movie moments perfectly.

9. Pretending We Were Constantly About To Hit The Gym
sports luxe trend fashion week

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Anyone else spent the year hanging around in mesh and sports bras eating chocolate? The sports luxe trend was the one that ruled this year, as it continues into 2015.

8. Gisele's Chanel No 5 Campaign
gisele chanel no 5 ad

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Directed by the amazing Baz Luhrman, this advertorial for the worlds most iconic fragrance is purely stunning.

7. Moschino's 'Junk Food'  Collection
moschino junk food collection

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Jeremy Scott combined fashion and politics when his McDonald's- inspired pieces graced the catwalk.

6. Kimye's Wedding
kim kanye wedding

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The reality stars wedding was a fashionista's dream, with a Givenchy Haute Couture dress and pre-wedding lunch at Valentino's chateau.

5. Marc Jacobs Leaving Louis Vuitton
Marc Jacobs leaves Louis Vuitton

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Marc Jacobs stepped down after 16 years as creative director at Louis Vuitton. His finale collection was for S/S and featured heavy embellishments.

4. The Rise Of The Fashion Blogger
nicole warne garypeppergirl paris

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From Blair Eadie's collaboration with Covergirl, to Nicole Warne for Lancôme, 2014 has seen the rise in the Fashion Blogger spokesperson.

3. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddan's Wedding
george clooney amal wedding

Hollywood's hottest silver fox tied the knot in a star-studded event. Cue: designer dresses galore!

2. Emma Watson's #HeForShe Campaign

emma watson he for she #heforshe

Photo: theinspirationroom.com
Everyone's favourite Harry Potter star shattered discriminative views of feminism during her heartfelt speech at the 2014 UN Conference. And what's more stylish then a powerful women fighting gender equality?

1. Street Style

chiara ferragni street style

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If anything has influenced what we have worn in 2014, it has to be street style! From on the streets at fashion week, to fashion bloggers and girls next door, what we wear is determined by each other more then ever!

What's your favourite fashion moment of 2014?


  1. That Oscar selfie picture is obsiously bomb! Also, the street style from the fashion week is very influential!

    1. Haha I SO wish I was in the Oscar selfie! xx

  2. Nice compilation. The oscar selfie is the one that takes the award :D

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  3. That's a great post! That Oscar selfie will be remembered forever i guess :)

  4. I am so loving this list. And you're right, street style definitely has influenced style this year. Wonderful post. Happy New Year!

    1. Street style is totally taking over from celebrities xx

  5. Brilliant post! xx

  6. Great post! Loved reading it!


  7. This is an awesome post! I love the rise of the fashion blogger and street style..it only make sense that we the consumers start to influence fashion and style as much as it has influenced us! Have a great New Years Eve doll!


    1. Thanks hun! Yeah I love it too, it's a lot more relatable to other women too xx

  8. How does Lupita do it? She always looks flawless and had to be my favorite break out star. Also, I was really disappointed with the Moschino collection (it seems really rude to those who actually wear those uniforms to pardoy them for a couture collection they can't afford) but I definitely have to agree with your sentiments towards Oscar de la Renta and the end of his era.

    Another Beautiful Thing

    1. Lupita is so stunning! Ah... I see what you mean, I never looked at it in that way, but now that you mention it, its almost making fun of the working class xx

  9. Great post. I love Lupita's style. Happy happy New Year!

    Jasmine x
    For a Real Woman

    1. Thanks Jasmine, I hope you have a lovely 2015 xx

  10. Thanks for sharing these stand out fashion moments and Happy New Year!!

    Allie of ALLIE NYC

  11. I totally agree with all of these, especially #8. (Despite this athletic trend taking over, I still refuse to exercise)

    1. Hahah I'm the same, but I DO feel a new years resolution starting to happen haha xx

  12. Great post, dear.

    ☆:*´¨`*:.•.¸¸.•´¯`•.♥ Happy New Year ♥.•´¯`•.¸¸.•..:*´¨`*:.☆

  13. Nice outfits. Have a very happy 2015.

  14. Wow great post dear, Do you mind supports each other?! Happy New Year!


    1. Thanks hun :) Ill check out your blog now xx

  15. 2014 was a great year, I love the post!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

  16. These are some great moments, love the gym and the junk food collection :)

    Corinne x

    1. The sports luxe trend is definitely the best of the year x

  17. Happy New Year! So many interesting moments in 2014! I wish you an amazing 2014!

  18. Perfection <3
    wish you a great weekend ahead…

  19. Fabulous list. I kinda loved the ugly shoe "trend" - it kind of sets off an otherwise "too-polished" outfit. And LOVE Emma Watson. Great post.

    Xo JenLax

    1. Thanks hun, yeah ugly shoes are great to dress down a too dressy outfit xx

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