25 Years of Fashion

Today is a very special day for me, today I turn 25! (Yes, it is my birthday!!!!) . I have been very excited about this birthday for a very long time. I mean it is a quarter of a century right? Thinking about my 25 years on this fabulous world, I reminisce about all the trends and fashion moments that from 1985 – 2010 we had the pleasure to experience.

1985- The first issue of ELLE magazine (One of my Favorites) came out on September of 1985. The cover girl was Yasmin Le Bon.

1986- Marc Jacobs introduces his name to the world and became the youngest designer ever to win the CFDA Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent.

1987- Michel Goma creates the “Le Dix” collection, the first Balenciaga ready- to – wear collection

1988- Christian Lacroix presents his first ready to wear collection.

1989- Gianfranco Ferre became Dior’s Chief designer.

1990- Donna Karan wins the Council of Fashion Designers of America for Womenswear Designer of the Year Award

1991- Versace has 4 of the hottest supermodels of the time walking for his fall collection. Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Stephanie Seymour

1992- Diane Von Furstenberg becomes one of the first designers to sale on TV with her Silk Assets , a QVC collection.

1993- Fashion House Viktor & Rolf is found.

1994- Roberto Cavalli returns to fashion after a brief break from fashion.

1995- Prada Introduces Men’swear.

1996- Alexander McQueen wins his first British Designer of the Year Award

1997- Jean Paul Gaultier launches Women’s Haute couture.

1998- Marc Jacobs is name Artist Director of Louis Vuitton

1999- Yves Saint Laurent was awarded a ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award from The Council of Fashion Designers of America.

2000- Oscar de la Renta received the Council of Fashion Designers of America for Womenswear Designer of the Year Award

2001- Christopher Bailey is named the Creative Director of Burberry

2002- Not very known designer Albert Elbaz is name Head designer of Lavin.

2003- Alexander McQueen was presented with the International Award by The Council of Fashion Designers of America and also received a CBE.

2004- Giambattista Valli introduces his own label with his name.

2005- Dolce & Gabbana introduces one of the first designer cellphones, the limited edition gold Motorola RAZR

2006- Miucca Prada presets the Miu Miu fall collection in Paris to separate from the main label Prada.

2007- Designer Valentino retires after his Spring 2008 show.

2008- Diane von Furstenberg receives her star in New York Fashion Walk of Fame.

2009- American Vogue holds first global Fashion’s Night Out

2010- Marc Jacobs received the Council of Fashion Designers of America for Womens wear Designer of the Year Award

I can’t wait to see what does the next 25 years of fashion would look like!!! For now stay Classy and Fabulous my Darlings fashionistas and lets all CELEBRATE!!!!!


5 responses to “25 Years of Fashion

  1. Happy Birthday Monica !!!!! I wish you many more and many blessings. May you continue with helping us to look FABULOUS another 25 years.

  2. Wow, Happy Birthday! I just started receiving your posts and I am really enjoying them. Have a great day! Caroline

    • Awww thank you! and welcome! hope you keep enjoying C&F and please if you have any questions or what to share some beauty secrets some feel free to let me know! I’m here for you!!!

  3. A+ would read again

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