- 2003 – The first season of reality contest America’s Next Top Model premieres on US television.
- 2004 – The group Designers Against Aids is launched to promote awareness of the disease. Designer Marc Jacobs and clothes store H&M go on to collaborate with the charity.
- 2005 – The Istanbul Cevahir Shopping Centre opens. It is the largest mall in Europe, and the sixth largest in the world.
- 2008 – First Lady Michelle Obama wears a dress by Jason Wu at the inaugural ball for President Barack Obama.
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