Los Angeles, CA, United States (CNS) – From the late Alexander McQueen to Zac Posen, the women voted the Best Dressed Celebrities of 2010 are the vessels for the biggest names in fashion to have their latest and greatest looks in the magazines, on fashion blogs, or even skewered by Joan Rivers and Kelly Osbourne on that E! show.
After hundreds of votes, these are the A-listers who always make the grade when it comes to fashion and voted by CNS readers as the Top 10 Best Dressed Celebrities of 2010.
Top 10 Best Dressed Celebrities of 2010
10. Kate Middleton
A name that’s just getting known around the world, Middleton is already a fashion icon. Already featured on best-dressed lists from Vanity Fair and People, the soon-to-be princess spurred a fashion frenzy recently when her navy Issa London dress sold out within hours of her engagement appearance. Meanwhile, the Reiss dress in her recently released engagement photos will be available as part of their Spring/Summer ’11 collection.
9. Lea Michele
Beyond the attention the “Glee” star has gotten for her acting and vocal chops, she’s never hit the red carpet looking anything but pitch perfect. Among her best looks are her bright green Malandrino gown early at this year’s SAG Awards and her ivory Jose Duran gown she wore to PETA’s 30th Anniversary gala.
8. Cheryl Cole
The British singer shows she’s got the “X Factor” when it comes to fashion, sporting dresses by Roberto Cavalli and J. Mendel, and Stéphane Rolland among others. But she really shined in a gold gown by Gianfranco Ferré during a November results show.
The “What’s My Name” singer likes to sport names like Ellie Saab, Marchesa, Stella McCartney, and even Gwen Stefani’s L.A.M.B. line. But a gorgeous electric blue Emilio Pucci dress she wore after the EMAs had us wishing she’d chosen that look for the show instead.
6. Miley Cyrus
While the Disney star says she “Can’t Be Tamed,” she does manage to look more demure and mature when she’s all dolled up on the red carpet in looks by designers like Marchesa, Ina Soltani, and D&G. But it’s when she’s wearing body-hugging looks by Herve Leger that shows they’re a better match than that Liam Hemsworth guy.
5. Lady Gaga
The controversy-courting pop star had fashion hounds asking “Where’s the Beef?” following her MTV VMAs appearance. Okay, luckily she didn’t start a trend with that awful looking, probably worse-smelling meat dress. But she did turn heads the right way this year in gowns by Giorgio Armani, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueen.
4. Reese Witherspoon
The “How Do You Know” star had a relatively quiet year away from the red carpet until it came time to promote her new James L. Brooks comedy, and when you’re still voted near the top of the best dressed list, that’s how you know you’re a real fashion icon. Witherspoon stepped out in her favorite designers like Zac Posen, Dolce & Gabbana, and our favorite, a strapless nude Jason Wu Spring 2011 dress with black tulle overlay.
3. Anne Hathaway
The “Alice in Wonderland” star might have played the White Queen, but she looked nothing less than a princess at most red carpet events this year, sporting Valentino couture, Antonio Berardi, and J. Mendel. But when she wears Oscar de la Renta, she’s basically guaranteed a best-dressed spot, including a one shoulder red-heart print gown with silk chiffon and a gold sequin dress, both from his spring 2011 collection.
2. Blake Lively
Whether on “Gossip Girl” or on the red carpet, Lively is always sporting fresh designer looks. The blonde beauty always manages to look young, sexy and edgy in dresses by Prabal Gurung, Chanel and Christian Dior, but the spring 2011 Lanvin dress complete with tan leather harness and insect brooch she wore to the Spike TV Scream Awards were the talk of the town.
1. Emma Watson
Besides starring as Hermione in the “Harry Potter” films, Watson is magic on the red carpet, wearing looks from designers like Karl Lagerfeld, Carven, and, her favorite, Burberry. But when she cropped off all her hair, she paired her new pixie cut with some playful looks, like the long-sleeved lace playsuit by Alice by Temperley and a lace-and-feathered dress by Rafael Lopez she wore to the London premiere of “Harry Potter.” Watson cast a spell on our readers, who voted her the #1 Best Dressed Celebrity of 2010.