As we look forward to welcoming 2012 with open arms, we must also look back on a year that has had quite its fill of fashion highs and lows. Needless to say, there's never a dull moment in the industry and we've loved every second of its sartorial suspense, trendy takeaways, dresses to-die-for, red carpet sizzles, model moments, and of-the-minute style inspiration. It's safe to say 2011 was one for the books and to bid it adieu properly, we're highlighting the year's biggest and most fashion news headlines. Want to know what made our jaws drop? Click through to find out the five biggest fashion headlines of the year.
Missoni lovers all over have long awaited — and dreamed of — the arrival of the iconic prints at a reasonable price. We were captivated with David Stark's pop-up vision, and now Target stores all over the nation have been battling the sheer volume of people trying to get their hands on Missoni for Target clothing and home goods. Due to the overwhelming and enthusiastic response, the site Target.com was also down all day on Tuesday! I'm curious to know: did you wake up super early to try to get your hands on the goods or is Missoni simply not your bag?
The highly anticipated collaboration between the Italian fashion house Missoni and Target is hitting stores tomorrow! Chock-full of cozy knits, bold colors, and Missoni's signature zigzag patterns, you definitely don't want to miss out on this 400-plus piece collection. From a classic cardigan to a beautiful scarf, we went through the entire line and selected the key pieces you need to get your hands on. Watch to see our favorites! On Allison: Missoni for Target cardigan.
Last night's private launch of Missoni for Target was a who's who in our fashionable favorites. Alessandra Ambrosio and Camilla Belle joined Rachel Zoe to fête the brand's Target collaboration, clad — of course — in Missoni's signature prints. We also spotted Joy Bryant looking retro cool in flares, Elizabeth Olsen styling up a print tunic, and Rachel Roy channeling a boho-chic vibe. Now, click through to see all the fab attendees' looks — then tell us your pick for best dressed in the comments section!
Rachel Zoe, Elizabeth Olsen, Camila Alves, and Alessandra Ambrosio were among the stylish ladies invited to the private launch of Missoni for Target in NYC last night. FabSugar TV got a sneak peek at the collection and shared their favorite Missoni for Target fashion picks as well as the hottest home pieces before the whole highly anticipated collaboration hits stores Sept. 13. This week also marked the welcome return of The Zoe Project. According to the superstylist, this season, which documents her pregnancy, will be more drama free than previous years. Elizabeth Olsen, who is establishing herself in the fashion world even apart from sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley, looked adorable in her Missoni for Target dress. Last night's party was a precursor to New York Fashion Week, which kicks off tonight with Fashion's Night Out. There are countless events all over NYC and around the world, so check out Fab's Fashion's Night Out survival guide to all the hottest parties.
>> In just a few short weeks — on September 13, to be exact —Missoni for Target will hit stores in all its zigzag-print glory. In this just-released video, Margherita Missoni gives an intimate account of the label's tradition-rich history and spills the inspiration behind the much-anticipated, 400-piece Target collaboration. Watch now to get up close with items from the line, plus get a behind-the-scenes look at the '60s-themed Missoni for Target ad campaign, shot in Milan.
To make the wait on Missoni for Target's zigzagged and color-injected pieces a little easier, we've got a sneak peek to hold you over till Sept. 13. In this behind the scenes, the lovely Margherita Missoni talks brand traditions and influences, and how the 400-piece collection captures the design houses's signature aesthetic. Take a peek inside the action — and a preview of the Missoni for Target goodies — when you watch now!