What Epitomized Style In The ’00s Decade
Erin Flaherty / December 31, 2009
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Unprecedented Accessibility: Hot on the heels of designer collaborations and price points for the masses, the rise of the fashion blogger and social networking has created an unparalleled new platform for the notoriously insular fashion world to open its doors to the masses. Online retail also takes it to the next level: Gone are the days when you had to travel to Paris to score a Longchamp bag or Petite Bateau shirt, and sites like Bluefly and other virtual outlets guarantee that you can always score designer goods for less. The industry is finally embracing outreach to the point where designers are sharing their thoughts on their own collections online in real time, and even one of the most exclusive of them, Alexander McQueen, livestreamed his spring 2010 collection. Remarkably, Lady Gaga Twittered from the show, and the server became overloaded. How '10s is that?