V Style: Top 9 Collaborations of ’09

2009 was a year wrought with designer collaborations. Either upscale design houses partnered with fast-fashion labels to disseminate style to the masses, or any celebrity worth their salt lent creative talents (or more often, their name) to labels in need of a little publicity boost.  Here are nine collaborations whose memories will live on eBay for years to come. ––Adrien Field

① Mark Ronson for Gucci (above)
The celebrity DJ collaborated on Gucci’s “Icons” collection for a series of roving worldwide pop up shops. Ronson worked with Gucci creative director Frida Giannini to create boat shoe hybrids for the Italian luxury label.