The Year in Fashion 2010 saw the launch of Fashion's Night Out - an initiative founded by Vogue Magazine's Anna Wintour, to help stimulate the lagging economy. The Museum of Art and Design in New York, celebrated former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's understated power with the first ever exhibition of her personal broach collection entitled Read My Pins. Supermodel Naomi Campbell hosts Fashion for Relief in New York, a charity runway show for Haiti victims where celebrities, top models and stylemakers banded together for a worth cause.
The year also saw the top talent in fashion honored at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards. In our state of London fashion, the British Fashion Council celebrates 25 years of London Fashion Week. Burberry Prorsum returned to home soil, staging a star-studded show for London Fashion Week's Silver Jubilee celebration. The Dolce & Gabbana 20th Anniversary collection was so stunning, it brought the audience to tears. Meet the modeling world's wonder from down under, Aussie stunner Abbey Lee Kershaw. With the Antonini film, Zabriskie Point, serving as inspiration, Raf Simons' Spring/Summer 2010 collection for Jil Sander was a highlight of Milan Fashion Week.
The work of Yves Saint Laurent shown in a retrospective exhibition in Paris was a highlight of the A/W 2010 season. Nineties top model Kristen McMenamy served as muse to design duo, Viktor & Rolf. In February 2010 the fashion community was shocked to hear the tragic news of the death of Alexander McQueen, and a special tribute was paid to the extraordinary designer.
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