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!!!!!