This Year In Fashion 2009

Premieres: Sunday, December 27, 2009 at 5 p.m. ET on CTV

The past year was tough for the business of style with Versace cutting 350 jobs and Escada and Christian Lacroix filing for bankruptcy. It was also an interesting year as celebrity collaborations dominated the runways (Lindsay Lohan/Ungaro, Hillary Duff/DKNY, Jimmy Choo/H&M, Kate Moss/TopShop) and fashion films reigned at the box office (The September Issue, Valentino: The Last Emperor, Coco Avant Chanel, and Tom Ford’s A Single Man.)  Plus, celebrities adorned ad campaigns everywhere (Madonna/Louis Vuitton, Eva Mendes/Calvin Klein, Emma Watson/Burberry, Scarlet Johansson/Mango and the Beckham’s/Armani). This 30-minute special takes a look at all this and more including the year that was DSQUARED² (from their star on Canada’s Walk of Fame to designing for the 2010 Olympics), Obama mania, crimes of fashion, Annie Leibovitz’ financial woes, the infamous Yves saint Laurent auction, Olsen Twins’ triumphs, and Gaga’s garments.

Encore Presentation: Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. on FashionTelevisionChannel

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