Hollywood’s hottest haircut (as seen on Shailene Woodley, Jennifer Hudson and Kristen Chenoweth, above) was fashion’s answer to a fresh start.
Street chic and high fashion collided in a combination of comfort and edginess (like this $49.90 example from Express) craved by cool girls everywhere.
From supermodels on designer runways to celebrities on the red carpet, at music festivals and going on coffee runs, this trendy twist became the go-to updo of the year.
Blurring the lines between sport and style, high tops like these Isabel Marant sneakers became a staple of casual fashion.
Crafty kids went crazy for these DIY colorful rubber band bracelets.
Candy Crush Saga
The most popular mobile game of ’13 has been played more than 150 billion times.
With a permanently grumpy face caused by feline dwarfism, the Internet superstar (real name: Tardar Sauce) has a book, calendar and a movie in the works.
Activity trackers like the Nike+ Fuelband SE made people accountable for their every move.
The Twitterverse embraced this mobile app that allows users to post videos that run for a maximum of six seconds; Harry Styles (left) shared a tooth-brushing clip.
Joanna Rohrback, 61, galloped to fame with a YouTube routine embraced by the likes of John Mayer, who cast her in his video for his song “Paper Doll.”
N.Y.C. chef Dominique Ansel’s croissant-doughnut hybrid inspired imitators around the country.
WORDS of the YEAR
A sexually provocative gyrating dance move (above) popularized by
An individual with an inexplicable hatred of actress Anne Hathaway
The act of puffing on electronic cigarettes or vape pens
Fear of missing out—a compulsive concern about social interactions going on elsewhere
An exclamation of delight
The Year of the SELFIE
EVERYBODY’S SAYING CHEESE: THE OXFORD DICTIONARIES NAMED ‘SELFIE’ THE NO. 1 WORD OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé & Fan
Queen Bey caused a viral sensation when she posed with a teen while on tour in Australia.
Bo & Michelle Obama
The First Dog smiled with the First Lady on the White House lawn.
Brooke Shields & Christie Brinkley
Two beauties re-created their funny faces from a memorable ’87 photo.
Bradley Cooper & Gerard Butler
The actors captured their budding bromance at Wimbledon.
The FOX newsman got kicked off a panel at Duquesne U for posting the half-naked shot.
The actress immortalized her makeup job as Papa Smurf on the New Girl set.
In a life chronicled with countless selfies, the actor showed that he dozes while he poses.
Hillary & Chelsea Clinton
The former Secretary of State and her daughter shared their first selfie together.
Sasha & Malia Obama
The First Girls stole a moment at Dad’s Inauguration.
The reality star dramatically revealed her post-baby body.