WTF stories of 2013

Most WTF Fashion Stories of 2013

For better or worse, from the heavens above or the gutter below, here are the most sensational fashion stories of 2013...

March
Tilda Swinton made art by going by lying down and closing her eyes in a glass box at MoMA.
Finally, a fragrance that lets you smell like a squatter.

April
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon blow minds in Behind the Candelabra.

May
Nicolas Ghesquière spoke disparagingly of Balenciaga and got sued.
John Galliano was asked to teach at Parsons, then hastily un-asked.
Kim Kardashian went to the Met Gala and all she got were comparisons to a sofa.

June
Alexander Wang began his tenure at Balenciaga with a respectful pre-spring 14 collection.
An Italian court finally ruled in the Dolce & Gabbana tax evasion case. It was not good news for the duo.
Lady Gaga jumped on the art bandwagon and got sued by French artist Orlan.

August
Frances Bean Cobain turned 21.

September
Rick Owens embraced runway diversity in his game-changing spring 2014 collection.

October
Marc Jacobs delivers his final collection for Louis Vuitton.
Gina Gershon played Donatella Versace in a Lifetime movie and earned the house's ire.
Yves Saint Laurent's Hedi Slimane did not find parody T-shirts amusing.

November
A Russian artist nailed his balls to the Kremlin pavement in political protest.
After mountains of speculation, Nicolas Ghesquière was confirmed at Louis Vuitton.
Ann Demeulemeester exited fashion.

December
The world's first handbag is made in the shape of a scrotum.
Kate Moss went full Mandy for Playboy.





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