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IMAGES: The world's top 20 BEST-DRESSED women!

Last updated on: April 28, 2012 10:07 IST

IMAGES: The world's top 20 BEST-DRESSED women!

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Take a look at the world's most stylish celebrities who made it to Glamour Magazine's coveted annual best-dressed list for 2012!

Love them or hate them, all of the lovely ladies in the following pages have a way of standing out on the red carpet and millions worldwide try to imitate their .

Glamour Magazine has compiled its annual list of 50 fashionista celebs and it has a brand new face at the top, toppling last year's winner. Here we bring you the top 20 -- read on!

1. Kristen Stewart

The Twilight actress has been crowned the world's best-dressed woman, beating the likes of the Duchess of Cambridge and Victoria Beckham.

Considering she's usually at the receiving end of critics' barbs, this is quite a feather in her cap!

Inputs: ANI


Image: Kristen Stewart
Photographs: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

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2. Emma Watson

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The Harry Potter star slipped from top spot in 2011 to second place this year.


Image: Emma Watson
Photographs: Tim Whitby/Getty Images

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3. Victoria Beckham

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Posh is her name -- and so is her look! Celeb fashion designer Mrs Beckham, whose creations are coveted by her fellow A-listers, shot-up 12 places to third. The magazine praised the "adorable coordinating looks" she shares with "her new favourite accessory" -- baby daughter Harper.


Image: Victoria Beckham
Photographs: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For British Consul General, Los Angeles

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4. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

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The 30-year-old Royal, who is a newcomer on the list, landed fourth place and ranked considerably higher than her sister Pippa Middleton, who was placed 47th, the Mirror reported.


Image: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Photographs: Chris Jackson - WPA Pool /Getty Images

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5. Florence Welch

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The flame-haired singer from Florence and the Machine is up next for her eclectic taste.


Image: Florence Welch
Photographs: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

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6. Michelle Williams

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Petite blonde Michelle's classic silver-screen glamour sees her to sixth.


Image: Michelle Williams
Photographs: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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7. Blake Lively

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Ryan Reynold's beautiful girlfriend dresses herself in feminine, sexy outfits for which she took seventh position on the list.


Image: Blake Lively
Photographs: Cindy Ord/Getty Images

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8. Cheryl Cole

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Her legendary curves and wonderful wardrobe saw Britain's sweetheart to eight, as compared to second place last year, butthe magazine said Cheryl has the "fashion factor nailed".


Image: Cheryl Cole
Photographs: Tim Whitby/Getty Images
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9. Olivia Palermo

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The American socialite, reality TV star and sometime model is very much into the fashion scene and nabbed ninth spot.


Image: Olivia Palermo
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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10. Rihanna

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Rounding off Glamour's top 10 is the sexy songstress. RiRi never shies away from showing off her amazing figure in daring designs!


Image: Rihanna
Photographs: Fernando Leon/Getty Images for TIME
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11. Kate Moss

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In at 11 is the British supermodel, who not only catwalks couture but also designs her own signature lines for several fashion giants.


Image: Kate Moss
Photographs: Samir Hussein/Getty Images

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12. Alexa Chung

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Also from the UK, TV presenter-model-fashionista Alexa creates a buzz with every red carpet appearance.


Image: Alexa Chung
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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13. Kim Kardashian

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Kim ranks thirteenth -- she's always pouring her curves into flattering outfits and together with her sisters has launched the Kardashian Kollection at Sears, a range of clothes inspired by their individual styles.


Image: Kim Kardashian
Photographs: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images

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14. Kelly Rowland

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The former Destiny's Child singer pipped ex-bandmate Beyonce (who came in at 27) with her unique, trend-setting looks.


Image: Kelly Rowland
Photographs: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

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15. Keira Knightley

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Hollywood hottie Keira also brings her own brand of hotness to the red carpet -- metamorphosing from androgynous to sexy to delicate from one appearance to the next, she makes it to 15.


Image: Keira Knightley
Photographs: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

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16. Dannii Minogue

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Another celeb-turned-designer, Kylie Minogue's younger sister is seeing a lot of success offering women what is to her personal taste.


Image: Dannii Minogue
Photographs: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

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17. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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Stunning, statuesque Rosie grabs eyeballs whenever she steps out, whether in jeans or a floor-sweeping gown.


Image: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Photographs: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

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18. Fearne Cotton

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This pretty British TV and radio presenter Fearne makes quite a splash with her individualistic style statements.


Image: Fearne Cotton
Photographs: Tim Whitby/Getty Images

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19. Jennifer Lopez

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Bootylicious JLo is the mother of twins and touching 40, but still hasn't toned down her sexy dress sense! She makes it to Glamour's list at 19.


Image: Jennifer Lopez
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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20. Mila Kunis

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And finally, we have mesmerising Mila rounding off the top 20 best-dressed beauties -- she may be petite, but she certainly is a fashion icon!


Image: Mila Kunis
Photographs: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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Source: ANI