17 Defining Moments, People, Events & Scandals That Made Our 2017

The good, the bad, the royal and the absolutely fabulous

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When Meghan Markle basically made all of our fairy tale princess dreams come true with the Royal Engagement

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When the original supers Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Carla Bruni, Naomi Campbell and Helena Christensen gave “Golden Girls” a whole new meaning on the Versace Spring 2018 runway

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When Francia Raisa and lupus-survivor Selena Gomez showed us what true #friendshipgoals are

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When Alyssa Milano and the rest of the world’s unstoppable women spoke with one voice, and one #MeToo hashtag, sparked by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and Matt Damon’s comment

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When Kaia Gerber debuted on the runway, she served us the ultimate fashion flashback. Then at Alexander Wang, she served us supermodel gold with every explosive step

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When Azzedine Alaïa passed at age 77, he brought the fashion community together who paid tearful tributes to the Tunisian-born couturier and shoe designer

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When Moonlight became the first LGBT film to bag Best Picture at the Oscars… followed by that utterly confusing award presenting fiasco

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When Gucci pledged to go Fur-Free at its Spring 2018 runway show, marking an honourable step for the industry towards fashionable, global, sustainability

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When Stranger Things invaded our lives and basically dominated the world as one of TV’s top ranking shows of the year

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When the Victoria’s Secret show took on Shanghai, and the world-famous Angels strutted down the runway to hot tracks performed by Harry Styles, Miguel, Jane Zhang, Leslie Odom Jr. and Yundi Li. It was here where Alessandra Ambrósio took her final VS walk and blew her fans a heartfelt kiss goodbye

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When Halima Aden took to the runways as the Western world’s first hijab-wearing high fashion model, she broke moulds and dissolved barriers, sparking brands to follow suit

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When Beyoncé (ok, and Jay-Z) gave birth to twins, and the world seemed good again

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When Rihanna served us the hottest track of the summer, “Wild Thoughts” with DJ Kaled, then multiple Fenty Puma by Rihanna drops, a Fenty Beauty launch and that little situation with a certain Saudi billionaire, she basically had us obsessing all year long

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When Khloé Kardashian unveiled her Revenge Body to the world, she inspired a lot of women to do the same. Then came Tristan Thompson and the pregnancy news, which inspired even more

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When a truly admirable Ariana Grande stood up to terrorism with a benefit concert, One Love Manchester, which raised millions for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund and spread a strong message of love and resilience, making her one of the world’s most charitable celebrities of the year

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When Harvey Weinstein went from hot shot Hollywood mogul to one of the industry’s biggest losers and worst word pronouncers overnight

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When Wonder Woman earned US$821.749 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing superhero origin movie of all time… making Gal Gadot the highest-grossing actress of 2017

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