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Kim Kardashian may have tried to #breaktheinternet with her oiled-up, nearly nude Paper mag photo shoot, but she had some pretty stiff competition in a year full of epic Instagram fashion moments. Indeed, Kim's kid sis Kendall Jenner managed to penetrate the often insular fashion world through her expert use of the photo-sharing app even earlier than she did.
Actually, with the industry's embrace of Instagram in 2014, the world of la mode did open up a bit. You had Marc Jacobs seeking breakout stars for his latest Marc by Marc campaign through social media rather than modeling agencies; old-school stalwarts like Grace Coddington, Bill Cunningham, and Anna Wintour got in the game, and bloggers exposed how insiders really act when no one's watching. From a 4-year-old designer achieving grownup fame to Solange's picture-perfect wedding of the year (sorry, Kimye), here were fashion's 12 biggest Instagram moments of 2014.