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.
19. New York Fashion Week Has Its Most Diverse Season Yet
Though there’s still a lot of work to be done, huge progress was made at the September shows during New York Fashion Week. In New York’s most diverse runway season ever, the Spring 2019 runways featured 44.8% models of color and an increased representation of plus-size models as well. Small strides were also made in terms of age diversity along with transgender representation.