September 16, 2002 12:00 PM

Best and Worst Dressed Hall of Fame (& Shame)

Since 1980 PEOPLE’s Best and Worst Dressed issue has chronicled the sartorial triumphs and tragedies of the world’s A-list. As we count down to this year’s roster, we reveal which celebs’ outfits have delighted—and offended—most often.

PLUS: Check out these fun features:

•See what Steven Cojocaru has to say about the clothing designs of stars such as Jennifer Lopez and P. Diddy.

•Find out which celebs sizzled in the year’s latest looks and which ones turned trendy into trashy.

Poll asked: Which of these boy-band standouts (each releasing his own album) has the best shot at solo stardom?

Justin Timberlake (‘N Sync) 48%

Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) 52%


Emmy nominee Don Cheadle (left) made his acting debut as Templeton the Rat in a fifth-grade production of Charlotte’s Web. Sela Ward was a cheerleader for the University of Alabama football team. Aaron Eckhart bought a motorcycle after learning how to ride one for his role in Erin Brockovich. Find out more about these celebrities and hundreds of others in our photo-filled PEOPLE Profiles.

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