It was a year of highs, lows, and some strides of progress in the fashion industry. From fashion activism to more diverse runways and conversation-starting red carpets, 2018 brought about some positive change in the fashion world. But there were also some notable controversies and the loss of several prominent design icons as well. As the year comes to an end, we're taking a look back at all the biggest moments that meant the most in fashion.
10. Dapper Dan Drops First Collection With Gucci
Legendary Harlem couturier Dapper Dan debuted his first major collection with a luxury brand in June. Inspired by the streets of Harlem and custom pieces from his ’80s archives, the Gucci x Dapper Dan collaboration included apparel to footwear, eyewear, and accessories. It was Dan’s long-overdue reckoning in the fashion world, following the 1992 shutdown of his Harlem atelier.