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These are the best-dressed people of 2014!

Last updated on: August 07, 2014 18:08 IST

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Vanity Fair released its annual list of the best-dressed people of the year. Here are 20 celebrities from across the world who made it to the prestigious International Best-Dressed List for 2014!

We start with Cate Blanchett whose appearance at the Golden Globes in the black lace-and-tulle Giorgio Armani Prive gown received a special mention by the folks at VF.

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Image: Actress Cate Blanchett attends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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Beatrice Borromeo

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She is a reporter for the Italian newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano.

And she also happens to hail from an aristocratic family.
 
Beatrice Borromeo may not be a name you've heard of yet but you should because she happens to be among the best-dressed women.

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Image: Beatrice Borromeo and Pierre Casiraghi attend the Rose Ball 2014 in aid of the Princess Grace Foundation at Sporting Monte-Carlo on March 29, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

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Once a commoner, Mary was swept off her feet by Prince Frederik of Denmark in a pub when he was visiting Australia (she is from Tasmania) during the 2000 Summer Olympics.

They have been married for a little over ten years and the now Crown Princess Mary is counted among the best-dressed women in the world.

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Image: Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and Princess Josephine of Denmark attend a photocall at Chateau de Cayx on June 11, 2014 in Luzech, France.
Photographs: Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images

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Michelle Dockery

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Downton Abbey isn’t a TV show most of us have heard of in India but the British period drama that has been making waves on both sides of the Atlantic has at its centre Michelle Dockery playing an uptight heiress.
 
Dockery who has starred in a few films has an impeccable sense of style that hasn’t gone unnoticed.

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Image: Actress Michelle Dockery attends the Entertainment Weekly celebration honoring this year's SAG Awards nominees sponsored by TNT & TBS and essie at Chateau Marmont on January 17, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
Photographs: Angela Weiss/Getty Images
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Audrey Gelman

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The vice president of the public relations and political consulting firm, SKDKnickerbocker also features in the list. And justifiably so, don’t you think?

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Image: Audrey Gelman attends the 'Nymphomaniac: Volume I' New York screening at Museum of Modern Art on March 13, 2014 in New York City.
Photographs: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

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Vanessa Getty

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Married into the Getty Oil family, Vanessa Getty has come a long way from turning down her mum-in-law’s offer to go shopping to Paris for her wedding trousseau.
 
Here she is now 15 years later in Vanity Fair’s list of the best-dressed women.

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Image: Vanessa and Billy Getty attend the 2014 Breakthrough Prize Inaugural Ceremony for Awards in Fundamental Physics and Life Sciences at NASA Ames Research Center on December 12, 2013 in Mountain View, California.
Photographs: Steve Jennings/Getty Images for MerchantCantos

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HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

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Also making the list was yet another royal -- HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands!

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Image: King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands arrive for dinner at the Loo Royal Palace on June 3, 2014 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
Photographs: Michel Porro/Getty Images

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Lupita Nyong'o

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The brightest young spark in Hollywood this year (move over, Jennifer Lawrence) Lupita Nyong’o has been making a string of flawless red carpet appearances this awards season.

And none of them have gone unnoticed. Kudos!

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Image: Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the seventh annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Liberty State Park on May 31, 2014 in Jersey City.
Photographs: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Veuve Clicquot

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Emmy Rossum

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The 20-something Emmy Rossum has been making the right noises in the fashion circles. And that has been suitably rewarded, don’t you think?

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Image: Actress Emmy Rossum attends the 2014 CFDA fashion awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014 in New York City.
Photographs: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

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Emma Watson

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Hermoine Granger may be a nerd but Emma Watson who plays her has blossomed into a beautiful and stylish young lady.

And the good folks at Vanity Fair seem to agree.

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Image: Actress Emma Watson arrives at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 12, 2014.
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/ Reuters

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Benedict Cumberbatch

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There are men and there is Benedict Cumberbatch. We shall say no more.

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Image: Actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City.
Photographs: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

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Idris Elba

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You may remember Idris Elba as the all-hearing sentry of Asgard in Thor but here he is looking glorious as a demi-god right here on earth.

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Image: Idris Elba attends day three of Advertising Week Europe held at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly on April 2, 2014 in London, England.
Photographs: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images For Advertising Week

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Neil Patrick Harris

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There are only a handful of men in the world who can carry off a suit like Neil Patrick Harris.

The How I Met Your Mother star finds a place in the exclusive list and we are not complaining! :-)

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Image: Neil Patrick Harris attends The Drama League's 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Neil Patrick Harris at The Pierre Hotel on February 3, 2014 in New York City.
Photographs: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

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Eddie Redmayne

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Eddie Redmayne is best-known for his role in My Week with Marilyn and is now set to play Stephen Hawking in an upcoming biopic.

Meanwhile he has also managed to feature in Vanity Fair's best-dressed list. Not too bad for a 32-year-old eh?

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Image: Actor Eddie Redmayne (R) and Hannah Bagshawe attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City.
Photographs: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

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Pharrell Williams

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And since every list needs some controversy, Vanity Fair has Pharrell Williams. Dubious choice? We don’t know! Do you?

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Image: Pharrell Williams attends the annual Serpentine Galley Summer Party at The Serpentine Gallery on July 1, 2014 in London, England.
Photographs: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

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Colin and Livia Firth

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The Firths -- the dashing Colin and the beautiful Livia -- also made it to the list.

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Image: Colin Firth (L) and Livia Giuggioli attend the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City.
Photographs: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

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Karlie Kloss

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As did model Karlie Kloss!

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Image: Model Karlie Kloss attends the Make-A-Wish Metro New York Annual Gala - An Evening of Wishes at Cipriani, Wall Street on June 12, 2014 in New York City.
Photographs: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Make-A-Wish

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Karl Lagerfeld

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld who famously said that his only ambition in life was to wear a size 28 jeans makes the cut too.

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Image: Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld and model Cara Delevingne appear at the end of the runway during the Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 4, 2014 in Paris, France.
Photographs: Francois Durand/Getty Images

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The King of Bhutan

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The tiny nation happens to be the happiest in the world. So it wasn’t surprising that its king, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, that young man capable of making anyone weak in their knees was featured in this list.

Making his debut in the list, the king’s traditional burgundy knee-length gho that he wore in April for the opening of the Panbang Bridge, in Zhemgang received a special mention.

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Image: King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema
Photographs: Adrees Latif/Reuters

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HRH the Duchess of Cambridge

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And we wind up with Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge because no best-dressed list can ever be complete without her.


Image: Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge visits the Tower of London's Ceramic Poppy Field at The Tower Of London on August 5, 2014 in London, England.
Photographs: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

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