The fashion quiz of the year: from tie dye to Anna Wintour, put your style credentials to the test

Have you been watching fashion closely this year? Find out how much you really know

In January, at the Grammys, singer Billie Eilish wore all Gucci, in black and fluorescent green. But one item she was wearing stood out. What was it?

A pair of designer Crocs

Gucci X That Zara dress

A pair of earrings that said “Vote”

A face mask

Fashion’s buzziest night, the Met Gala, was postponed “indefinitely”, but on which book had the Met team based its About Time theme?

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead by Brené Brown

The GC: How to Be a Diva by Gemma Collins

After 50 years, Jean Paul Gaultier held his final show. It was packed with celebrity friends, but who wasn’t there?

Yasmin Le Bon

Paris Jackson


Boy George

Tie dye was a big trend over lockdown, but which one of these natural ingredients didn’t work as a pattern helper?

Red cabbage




The fashion book of the year was André Leon Talley’s The Chiffon Trenches. Which of these quotes are not from that tome?

Anna Wintour “was never really passionate about clothes. Power was her passion.”

On Madonna: “She smiled warmly when she introduced herself and said, ‘Hi, I’m Madonna, you want a blow job?”

On Karl Lagerfeld’s carbs habit: “He would chew the bread, savoring every bite, and then spit it out into a napkin.”

“We nicknamed Grace Coddington ‘Mush’, after her habit of crushing Coke cans after she drank them.”

Speaking of Ms Wintour, the world got very excited in April when she debuted what on Instagram?

Cottagecore ringlets

A Black Lives Matter T-shirt

A chain like the one Connell in Normal People wears

A pair of tracksuit bottoms

Edward Enninful’s British Vogue had a great run of covers, but which of the following did not appear on one?

Paloma Faith hugging her nanny

Marcus Rashford and Adwoa Aboah

Key workers

Rihanna in a durag

Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris became known for wearing what type of shoes on the campaign trail?

Vibram FiveFingers

Givenchy’s three-toed sandals


Flip-flops with a heel

For some of the fashion weeks, digital fashion shows replaced physical ones. Designers presented their projects in a variety of forms, but which of these wasn’t real?

Gucci’s haiku

Ahluwalia virtual exhibition

Bianca Saunders’ zine

JW Anderson’s short film

Chanel, Dior, Versace and more all featured in Emily in Paris, which had costume direction from Sex and the City’s Patricia Field. Emily in Paris became popular for its amazing dialogue, too. Which isn’t a line from the show?

“I feel like Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge”

“Paris is for cheese lovers”

“A little ‘bonjour’ goes a long way”

“C’est la va-va-voom, as they say”

10 and above.

100%! See you on the phygital frow.

7 and above.

Good! Although you could do with more time thinking about sleeve size and collar width.

0 and above.

Bad. You think Emily in Paris is a documentary series.

4 and above.

Meh. Your Zoom backdrop probably leaves a lot to be desired.

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