It has been a topsy-turvy year, and we're not just talking about Alexander McQueen's latest vertigo-inducing collection. With a new President (and fashionable First Wife) in the White House, a rude-awakening recession, and the introduction of a provocative Lady Gaga, no one can accuse 2009 of being boring.

Aside from the attention-grabbing headlines, there were also designers taking on Twitter, Anna Wintour taking on the economic crisis, and plus-sized models finally getting their due among industry stalwarts.

Here is a wrap-up of the year's most memorable fashion moments.

What are your predictions for 2010 fellow StyleListas?