Everything That Happened In 2015

The year that was

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1. The World Met Caitlyn Jenner

Bruce Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner helped publicise trans issues more than ever before. Caitlyn's appearance on the front of Vanity Fair - looking nothing short of stunning in a Valentino corset and shot by Annie Leibovitz - broke the internet.

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2. Basic Became Big

Marc Jacobs and Kate Moss made the word major after posting a video to Instagram.

This ones for you @lohanthony it was Kate's idea!

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3. That Dress

Was it blue? Was it gold? Was it purple? In retrospect, who bloody cares?

 

4. #LoveWon

Same sex marriage finally became legal in Ireland and USA.

 

5. More Women Inspired Us Than Ever Before

The equality party was launched in UK by Sandi Toksvig and led by Sophie Walker. 

 

6. We Said Goodbye To Cilla

And to Jackie Collins. RIP to all the legends we lost in 2015.

 

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7. Fashion Departures

We said bye to Raf from Dior, Alber Elbaz and Wang from Balenciaga. 

 

8. Jeremy Clarkson Was Usurped

The Top Gear presenter was booted off the show.

 

9. We Welcomed Princess Charlotte 

The cutest royal EVER. Plus other babies including Saint West were welcomed. 

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10 There Were Some Heart-Breaking Splits

We still can’t talk about Ben and Jen. Or Gwen and Gavin. *Weep*

 

11. We Ushered In Some Spectacular Unions #Squadgoals

Taylor Swift's 1989 tour; so many friends, so many stages. 

 

12. Fashion Found Its Funny 

Valentino sent Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller Blue-Steel-ing down the runway.

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13. Our Hearts Went Out To Paris 

After French magazine Charlie Hebdo was attacked in January and November's terror attacks.

#prayforparis

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14. American Politics Got A Bit Scary 

Between Donald Trump and Kanye declaring they're running for president

 

15. #JezWeCan Happened In The UK

Became Jez We Did – as Jeremy Corbyn took over the Labour party. 

 

16. Bieber Won Everything

He put himself back at the top of the charts (and straight back in our hearts) with ‘What Do You Mean’ and ‘Sorry’

Amas

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17. The Force Woke Up

With the release of the new Star Wars.

 

18. Kylie Jenner Killed It

Topshop collection. Check. Sell-out make-up line. Check. Rapper boyfriend. Check. Social media army. Check. The rise of King Kylie happened.

 

19. The Moon Changed Our Mood

Remember the Supermoon and that time Mercury was in Retrograde? Science told us the stars and the planets were all influencing how we felt; from the inexplicable weeping to the joyous giddy moments. 

 

2015, you have been epic. Thank you. 

Additional words by Francesca Donovan

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