Good­bye, 2016!

Take a trip down (short-term) mem­ory lane with our cel­e­bra­tion of the past 12 months, from Brexit to Bake Off. Whether you’re sad to see 2016 go or sim­ply can’t wait for 2017 to (ahem) trump it, here’s a recap of the year…

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Jan­uary Good­bye, Star­men

Sorry to start on a downer. David Bowie’s death came as a ter­ri­ble shock af­ter it was re­vealed that he’d been fight­ing can­cer for 18 months be­fore he died on 10 Jan­uary. Just four days later, the beloved Alan Rick­man also suc­cumbed to the ill­ness. Gone but not for­got­ten, these pow­er­houses of tal­ent are sorely missed.

Hollywood’s new Power cou­ple

At the Golden Globes on 8 Jan­uary, Ali­cia Vikan­der and Michael Fass­ben­der sat next to one an­other be­fore at­tend­ing the af­ter-party to­gether. The world swooned and so did we – but for a slightly dif­fer­ent rea­son. Ali­cia’s red car­pet out­fits – mainly con­sist­ing of cus­tom Louis Vuit­ton gowns (well, she is the brand’s style am­bas­sador) – were some of the best we’ve ever seen. Bring on the 2017 Os­cars.

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