THESE ARE THE BRANDS THAT BLEW UP IN 2018

Wounded from the so-called retail apocalypse that defined 2017, some of the nation's most established brands have been faced with the fact that they either have to adapt or die. As a result, many have been forced to take lessons from trendy young startups that have swooped in and redefined the way we shop. From Gucci and Balenciaga to Crocs and Glossier, these are some of the most explosively successful brands of 2018.