Here are the top 28 news from the world of fashion in the year 2014.

News from India
Talented Indian designer Rahul Mishra shot to international fame by winning the International Woolmark Prize. Mr. Mishra was awarded the prestigious prize in the month of February 2014 in Milan. His work was judged by Tim Blanks,Alexa Chung,Frida Giannini and Franca Sozzani. Indeed a big achievement for the Indian fashion industry

Ace designer and a global face of Indian Fashion industry, Wendell  Rodricks was conferred the Padma Shri Honour by the Government of India for his exemplary contribution in the field of fashion.

Young designer Masaba Gupta collaborated with cricketing icon and her father Viv Richards to design a sportswear line. Named Viv x Masaba, the collection will be launched sometime next year.
 International News
Leaving a big void, legendry Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta passed away at the age of 82.

Actor, writer, comedian and television host, Joan Rivers, died at the age of 81 after a fatal cardiac arrest following complications from a throat procedure.

Fashion designer, stylist, and model L’Wren Scott committed suicide.

Jospeph Altuzarra conferred the 2014 CFDA Womenswear designer of the year award

Tom Ford is awarded the CFDA’s Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award.

Raf Simons won the CFDA International Award for his work at Christian Dior

Rihanna won the CFDA Style icon of the year award

John Galliano presented the British Fashion Council Outstanding Achievement Award to Anna Wintour  at the British Fashion Awards

Erdem Moralioglu won the Womenswear Designer of the Year at the British Fashion Awards

Victoria Beckham was conferred the brand of the year at the British Fashion Awards

Cara Delevingne won the model of the year – British Fashion Awards

Suzy Menkes left her job at The International New York Times after 26 years to join the International Vogue Web site as a critic and a reporter.

Rodolfo Paglialunga became the new creative director of Jil Sander.

John Galliano is appointed as the creative director of Maison Martin Margiela. Mr. Galliano was also named creative director of Russian perfumery chain L’Etoile.

Marissa Webb, former head of design at J.Crew, joined Banana  Republic as creative director.

Hussein Chalayan was offered the job of designing for  Vionnet’s demi-couture line.

Puma offered the role of creative director, campaign star and global brand ambassador to Rihanna .She will be overseeing the creative business of Puma’s Women’s Training Category.

Gucci’s creative director, Frida Giannini, and CEO, Patrizio di Marco, announced that they will be leaving the Italian house in 2015.

Oscar Award winner and new comer winner Lupita Nyong’o was named the next face of Lancôme-its first ever black brand ambassador.

At 57,000-square-foot unit, H&M opened its largest store in the world at 589 Fifth Avenue.

Louis Vuitton celebrated its 160 years of the famous LV Monogram logo by collaborating with six icons. Titled the “Iconoclasts” , Louis Vuitton  invited six icons -Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry, Cindy Sherman, Rei Kawakubo, Christian Louboutin and Marc Newson — to interpret the LV monogram  for a very limited and unique series of bags.

Valentino opens its first men’s only store in the world in Paris

Angelina Jolie married Brad Pitt wearing a couture Atelier Versace gown. The unique train featured embroidered drawings done by their children.

Calvin Harris was chosen the face of Emporio Armani.

British brand Burberry brought together Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn for their vibrant technicolor Spring/Summer 2015 campaign.


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