The fashion season has come and gone, and, like always, there's been a whirlwind of bold personalities, new collections, and emerging designers. From September to mid-October the fashion world seems to almost cross over into the wider public consciousness.

There's a been a heavy amount of reshuffling, from Balenciaga to Ralph Lauren; some of the world's most recognizable brands are becoming completely different (or falling into bankruptcy). Nicki Minaj effectively ran fashion week via Instagram, and Riccardo Tisci's Givenchy brought his Parisian luxury to the streets of NYC while paying his respects to the pain of 9/11 at the same time. It's one of fashion's busiest times of the year, and this past month was no exception; these are The 25 Most Exciting Moments of Fashion Month.