This year was filled with some truly jaw-dropping headlines in the fashion industry. There were plenty of red carpet looks and new trends to fawn over, but that was just the start. Just consider Rihanna’s quest for world domination by adding a new luxe label to her Fenty empire. From major chains filing for bankruptcy to another round of designer musical chairs, sometimes it was hard to keep track of all the changes going on. We also suffered some losses, including the passing of Karl Lagerfeld.
Click through the slideshow above to see the fashion stories that defined 2019.