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The best memes, reactions and viral moments that perfectly sum up SS22 fashion month

The best memes, reactions and viral moments that perfectly sum up SS22 fashion month

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Text: Kelly Lim

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Image: Balenciaga
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Below, a recap of Spring/Summer 2022 fashion month––via the best memes, viral moments and internet reactions

And just like that, the month-long extravaganza of the Spring/Summer 2022 shows came to their official close this week––though given that the relentless cycle of fashion never really stops, there's bound to be a few stragglers planning to present off-schedule in the coming weeks (*cough* Alexander McQueen on Tuesday *cough*).

With the return of physical shows back in full force, this past season was one of the busiest and buzziest ones we've had in a while: Amidst jam-packed timetables across all four fashion capitals, we also had the Met Gala, a surprise Versace x Fendi collaboration, a tear-jerking tribute to designer Alber Ebaz from 45 different fashion houses, street style and not to mention the girls of Blackpink taking over the City of Lights with their frenzy-inducing front row presence. 'Tis was a month to remember, and what better place than the internet to immortalise the barrage of chaos, fashion and stars that we saw?

Ahead, scroll on for a Spring/Summer 2022 fashion month recap, as told through some of the best memes, internet reactions and moments: 

Hello, SS22:

Collina Strada kicked off New York's IRL return with a colourful cast of characters: 

Then we had tons of nursery fun at the Moschino show

And LaQuan Smith took over the Empire State Building with poodles: 

Was there any other way to watch September's Met Gala? 

But also: 

The entire fashion industry during fashion month: 

In London, all eyes were on Nensi Dojaka: 

And who can forget Maxmilian's iconic spiky black closing look?  

Then Milan had other plans: 

Dua Lipa, award-winning global artist and that Versace girl:

Mid-season reality check: 

We saw simultaneous Prada shows in both Shanghai and Milan:

Plus all the endless bow-taking possibilities that could've happened: 

Then the fashion swap of the year happened: 

And if you were wondering...

Blumarine conquered Y2K:

Then we waved goodbye to mini bags:

In Paris, we explored Dior with Jisoo: 

And Beyonce narrated for Olivier Rousteing’s star-studded Balmain birthday:

Cardi B stepped out in a colour-blocked Richard Quinn (broccoli) look: 

Then Balenciaga won fashion week: 

I mean...

But also, Blackpink in the area! 

READ: Every outfit Blackpink wore in Paris, from their front-row fashion to street style 'fits

Models delivered '90s runway joie de vivre at Chanel:

Then we time-travelled with Louis Vuitton: 

Also, Louis Vuitton Autumn/Winter 2022: 

ICYMI, a climate activist got into the line-up and stormed the runway at Louis Vuitton

And the month ended in a rare and moving moment of unity in fashion: 

So...what are we supposed to do with our lives now? 

Read more stories on the Spring/Summer 2022 season here