10. Kate Bosworth
The blond beauty consistently looked amazing this year and continues to push the envelope with her awe-inspiring fashion risks. Bosworth has truly perfected her alluring gamine look, both on and off the red carpet.
9. Olivia Palermo
We’re positively smitten with this socialite’s flawless fashion sense. Her designer wardrobe is obviously enviable, but it’s her innovative styling, confident attitude and luxe accessories that secured her spot on this list.
8. Jessica Alba
The actress continually impressed us with her jaw-dropping looks this year. From eccentric street ensembles to dazzling red carpet gowns, Alba’s wide array of chic, unexpectedly edgy outfits receive high marks from us.
7. Miranda Kerr
The gorgeous model mom turned heads every time she stepped out, and you better believe we were taking notes. Whether she’s in a pretty pencil skirt or a sexy cocktail dress, the Victoria’s Secret Angel always looked flawless from head to toe.
6. Blake Lively
The Gossip Girl star Blake Lively had a seriously stylish year! From Chanel Couture to Gucci, the designer goods she flaunted on her flawless figure were truly unforgettable.
5. Emma Stone
The talented actress wowed us with her charming looks time and time again this year. Most notable were a number of darling peplum silhouettes, a flirty fuschia Valentino frock and a vampy embellished gown at the Amazing Spider-Man premiere.
4. Jessica Biel
It was a big year for Mrs. Timberlake, and her fashion certainly didn’t disappoint. From flirty cocktail looks on the red carpet to her beautiful blush pink Giambattitsa Valli wedding gown, Biel’s 2012 looks begged to be noticed.
3. Kate Middleton
The Duchess of Cambridge secured her status as a style icon in 2012 and we couldn’t be more pleased. The gorgeous mom-to-be won us over with classy ladylike looks that proved to be tasteful, feminine and timeless for every occasion.
2. Taylor Swift
Ever the stylish songbird, Taylor Swift traveled around the world and attracted fashion fans by the fistful. Her signature red lips and retro-inspired style showed grown-up sophistication well beyond her years.
1. Kristen Stewart
Closing out the finale of the Twilight series, Stewart stepped up her fashion game like never before. The talented actress turned heads in sexy show-stopping looks from Zuhair Murad, Balenciaga and A.L.C., just to name a few. Needless to say, this best-dressed star came out on top in 2012.