PEOPLE's 10 Best Dressed of 2010

Luxe or laidback, daring or darling, each of these stars set the fashion world ablaze this year

01 of 10

ANISTON: THE AMERICAN CLASSIC

ANISTON: THE AMERICAN CLASSIC
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No one makes the red carpet look as effortless as , who showcased her flawless figure in unfussy styles, like this draped Donna Karan and glittering Valentino mini.

02 of 10

RIHANNA: THE DARING DIVA

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From her always-evolving hair to championing edgy designers, never stops pushing the fashion envelope from the red carpet to the stage and onto the street.

03 of 10

ALBA: THE MIX MASTER

ALBA: THE MIX MASTER
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The secret to style: mixing casual with dressy, and feminine with hard-edge. From her glittering Balmain mini to her fashion-forward Louise Goldin, this is one L.A. fashionista who isn’t afraid to mix it up.

04 of 10

MICHELE: THE IT GIRL

MICHELE: THE IT GIRL
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Only a Broadway star could make an entrance like this! With Glee just starting its second season, breakout star Lea Michele is hitting all the right notes with her red carpet choices, including glamorous gowns from Zac Posen and Malandrino.

05 of 10

SALDANA: THE RED CARPET QUEEN

SALDANA: THE RED CARPET QUEEN
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As if starring in the highest grossing movie of all time isn’t enough, Zoe Saldana dazzled us with her catwalk-worthy clothes. From her dramatic ombr Givenchy Haute Couture at the Oscars to a slim silver RM by Roland Mouret, we can’t keep our eyes even without 3-D glasses off the Calvin Klein underwear model.

06 of 10

STEFANI: THE ROCKER MOM

STEFANI: THE ROCKER MOM
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Leaving few excuses for moms everywhere, – in an always-unique mix of pattern and proportion –brings her avant-garde style to the carpool lane as she shepherds equally stylish sons Kingston and Zuma around L.A.

07 of 10

MIDDLETON: THE PRINCESS IN WAITING

MIDDLETON: THE PRINCESS IN WAITING
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refined wardrobe, which includes fitted jersey dresses and sharply tailored coats, has the fashion world buzzing over one question: Who will design her wedding gown? At least royal watchers can anticipate elegance thanks to her classic British taste.

08 of 10

BILSON: THE DENIM DARLING

BILSON: THE DENIM DARLING
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Citing comfort as her top priority, makes jeans the centerpiece of her much-praised street style. And she isn’t afraid to experiment with cut, turning up in everything from vintage-inspired flares to cuffed-up boyfriend jeans and leggy cutoffs.

09 of 10

PALERMO: THE UPTOWN GIRL

PALERMO: THE UPTOWN GIRL
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Socialite-turned-reality-star Olivia Palermo knows that style is in the details – which means wearing knockout jewelry and tailoring pieces from designers like Bensoni and Valentino to fit her petite frame perfectly.

10 of 10

KRUGER: THE RUNWAY RENEGADE

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Forget about comfort! For former model Diane Kruger, the red carpet is all about looking fabulous and pushing the edge of fashion with daring pieces, like this metal-plated Karl Lagerfeld and feathered bronze Lanvin.

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