What a year... here's a little review of what was hitting the headlines world wide in 2012...
Beginning of the year:
Titanic like moment as the "Costa Concordia" cruise ship sank after striking a rock off the coast of Italy ( January 13)
Whitney Houston's Tragic death on February 11
In the fashion world heeled trainers became one of the trends of the year.. seeing Isabelle Marant's Bekkets combining the appeal of the leg-lengthening of the heel with the casual sneaker look.
"Fifty Shades of Grey" by EL James became a best-seller & since then has spawned various products like jewelry with a bracelet made of 50 charms inspired by the book, or The Fifty Shades of Grey album featuring Chopin among others on the playlist.
June & Summer:
Euro Soccer championship started on june 18
|Vive la France! The French Soccer Squad|
|Spain became Champion of Europe|
London welcomed the Olympics
Hurricane Sandy hits New York on October 29
In the Celeb world:
Jennifer Aniston & Angelina Jolie "bride wars" as both got engaged earlier this year
Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, A list couple Vanessa Paradis & Johnny Depp split
Kourteney Kardashian welcomed Penelope & Kristin Cavallari Camden
Rihanna "Diamonds" hit
Went to visit the Musee d'Orsay & saw the fascinating "Impressionism & Fashion" exhibit, showcased in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art & the Art Institute of Chicago. It includes paintings from the Impressionists like Monet or Cezanne as well as dresses, shoes & costumes from the blooming fashion industry of the second half of the 19th century.