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10 most stylish women of all time

Iconic French actress Brigitte Bardot has been voted the most stylish woman of all time, beating competition from fellow fashion icons including Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Marilyn Monroe.

In the nationwide poll by soft drinks comany Orangina , the 1960s film star was voted into the top spot with 29.5% of the vote, narrowly beating the late Elizabeth Taylor in second place. Modern-day style icons Victoria Beckham and Cheryl Cole follow in third and fourth place respectively.

In celebration of the stylish top ten, we've compiled a gallery containing our five favourite looks from each of the women, which can be viewed below.

Click on the images to launch the gallery. Which of the women do you think is most stylish? Or perhaps your all-time favourite style icon hasn't made the list? Either way, let us know in the comments below.

Picture credits: Rex Features and Getty Images

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