year in review

  • These 2018 dress code incidents had teen girls calling out sexism: We are not 'distractions'

    Before sliding into 2019, Yahoo Lifestyle takes a quick look back at some of the year’s biggest stories, and what’s happened since, with Rewind 2018. If there’s one thing that will never go out of style for teen girls, it’s sexist dress codes. In Wisconsin, a girl was so shamed for wearing leggings — leggings! — that the ACLU stepped in.

  • 15 times women made history in 2018

    From entertainment to space to politics, women shattered almost every ceiling in 2018.

  • The beauty trends that shaped 2016

    Did you rock black or navy lipstick in 2016? From Kylie Jenner to Katy Perry, all the biggest stars in the beauty business pushed a dark lip at some point during 2016. The look first appeared during the Autumn/Winter 2016 ready-to-wear shows but was quickly adopted by celebrities everywhere, with Rihanna and Taylor Swift amongst those who shunned conventional reds and pinks, choosing to fly the flag for black or navy lipstick instead.

  • These Before-and-After Memes Encapsulate 2016 Perfectly

    Prince, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Harper Lee, Muhammad Ali, Janet Reno, Leonard Cohen, Gene Wilder, and John Glenn among them. Brexit shook up the European Union. Donald Trump was elected president of the United States.

  • 37 of Amal Clooney’s Best Looks in 2015

    2015 was a big fashion year for Amal Clooney. She attended her first awards show in vintage Dior, was a guest at the Met Gala and wore custom John Galliano, and attended movie premieres in couture. Her street style was spectacular as well from Stella McCartney ensembles to Giambattista Valli crop tops. And she also gave working girl style a fresh twist with lovely suits from the likes of Chanel, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana, and more.

  • 15 Most Notable Runway Moments of 2015

    One of the great joys of working in fashion is watching the shows happen IRL. Season after season we look forward to how designers translate their mood boards into the artistic visions that unfold on the runway.

  • 15 Pivotal Fashion Lessons We Learned in 2015

    Fashion’s big conversations of 2015 really spanned the gamut, and as the year winds down, we’re taking a moment to recount the stuff we couldn’t stop ranting and raving about in the past 12 months. How many seasons is too many? What constitutes “too young” in this industry? (And while we’re on the topic of age, is there such a thing as too old?)

  • 2015's Hottest Male Models, From Sean O'Pry to David Gandy

    You know the names of the greats, from Kate Moss to Naomi Campbell, from Cara Delevingne to Kendall Jenner. Men’s fashion week just wrapped up in Paris and with it, a reminder of just how much the world of men’s modeling differs from traditional womenswear. Sure there are big names: Sean O’Pry and Simon Nessman took a hiatus from their mega campaigns to hit the runway for beloved brands. There are up-and-comers like 16-year old Serge Rigvava, the Austrian newbie who walked in 17 shows this season and on whom we’d put our money as the face of 2015.

  • 10 Things That Changed the Fashion Game in 2015

    Fashion is not a spectator sport—like it or not, we all have to get dressed in the morning. That means when style shifts happen, they eventually affect everyone, and that’s something most art forms can’t claim. The biggest style movements of 2015 are already shifting how we shop, what we wear, and who we think is “beautiful.” Click through to see the most powerful style stories of 2015… and what they can insinuate about our immediate fashion future.

  • Bobbi Brown’s 2015 Beauty Year in Review

    Every year brings a new set of beauty trends. But while some are worth holding on to, others should be forgotten. This year, two really artificial beauty looks became big — contouring and lip injections. I’m about feeling confident and looking natural, so I hope this look stays in 2015. Reviewing this year in beauty, here’s what I loved, and what I didn’t: