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.
8. More and More Brands Went Fur Free
In 2017, fashion houses including Gucci and Michael Kors announced their decisions to ban real animal fur. This year, a growing list of designers including Versace, Diane von Furstenberg, Coach, and Burberry followed suit in going fur free. Additionally, San Francisco became the largest U.S. city to ban real fur in March.