By People Staff
Updated 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 asJennifer Lopez and P. Diddy.
  • Find out which celebs sizzled in the year’s latest looks and which ones turned trendy into trashy.

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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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