1. Alexa Chung
“I like to put my own look together , because it looks more authentic that way,” she says. “And I don’t trust anybody elses taste.”
2. Gwyneth Paltrow
From the flawless caped Tom Ford gown at the Oscars to the cutout Michael Kors dress at the Golden Heart Gala, 2012 has been Paltrow’s year of edgy experimentation.
3. Mirnda Kerr
From oversized knits teamed with sleek leather leggings to streamlined tops paired with the perfect pencil skirt, she’s the new hero of polished street style.
4. Liberty Ross
What’s a girl to do when her personal life faces public scrutiny? Arm herself with a killer wardrobe, of course.
5. Stella McCartney
From designing the Team GB Olympics kit to running her power-fashion house, the British designer has remained the perfect poster girl for her brand.
6. Kate Moss
At 38, her mix of rock’n’roll and high fashion will undoubtedly keep her on best-dressed lists for years to come.
7. The Duchess of Cambridge
Designers compete to dress her and magazines dedicate entire pull-outs to her style secrets. Her Jubilee tour wardorbe, which inclouded Prabal Gurung and Erdem was pitch-perfect.
8. Florence Welch
Welch descirbes her tast as “idiosyncratic”.
9. Michelle Obama
From the J Mendel number she donned at the Olympics to the Jason Wu ballgown she to a state dinner, Mrs’s Obamas graceful athleticism lends every look a presidential air.
10. Jessica Chastain
Glittering in Gucci or scene-stealing in Stella McCartney, her natural American beauty sets her apart.
11. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Wheter waring striking gowns sensational cocktail mini dresses, the British model has proved she’s an old-school Hollywood siren.
12. Diane Kruger
“I’m not afraid of fashion or what other people think of me. I like to be a little different.”
13. Victoria Beckham
Mrs Beckham confirmed herself as a formidable fashion force this year.
14. Michelle Dockery
A relative newcomer to the fAshion world.
15. Kate Bosworth
For someone who once proclaimed in a Vogue interview to “hate shopping”, this Californian actress has a natural flair for fashion.
16. Natalia Vodianova
Many industry experts- Grace Coddington, Diane von Furstenberg and Mario, Testino to name a few- proclaim Vodianova to be the most beautiful and versatile model in the world.
17. Carine Roitfeld
“You can’t learn how to be elegant, you can only learn how to avoid mistakes,” she revels. “The rest is instict.”
18. Beyoncé Knowles
She pulls out all the red-carpet looks in Lanvin, Roberto Cavalli and Givenchy.
19. Emma Stone
The American actress is a born rule-braker.
20. Livia Firth
“Italian women wear their clothes for years. They buy good-quality pieces that will last.”
21. Anja Rubik
From her white cut-out gown at the Met Ball to sheer balck lace at Cannes she ebodies urban cool.
22. Dasha Zhukova
A fan of ladylike accesories and sleek separates by day and high-octane gowns at night, she has one of the world’s most covetable wardrobes.
23. Joan Smalls
The supermodel- who was named W magazine’s “New Face Of Fashion” this year – recently took over Cindy Crawford’s presenting role on MTV’s House Of Style.
24. Yasmin Le Bon
This year, Le Bon’s bold new pixie crop showed her instict for style is still pot on.
25. Diane von Furstenberg
40 years after launching her first label, she’s still very much on top of her game.