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.
11. Ivanka Trump’s Brand Shuts Down
After months of consumer backlash and many stores opting to drop the brand, Ivanka Trump‘s namesake fashion label announced its closure in July. Following the 2016 election, Trump distanced herself from her brand in order to take an official role in the White House. But given the label’s close ties to the Trump family, it wasn’t able to survive criticism of its political ties.