Kate Middleton crowned Best Dressed

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Kate Middleton has eclipsed Kate Moss and Alexa Chung to become the best-dressed woman of the year. The royal newlywed saw off competition from some of fashion's best-known names to land the top spot on the 2011 Harper's Bazaar Best Dressed list. The 29-year-old wowed critics with her Sarah Burton wedding gown in April and has showcased a keen sense of individual style by courting designers such as Issa and Jenny Packham since then. Come see who else made the shortlist...

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  • 1. Kate Middleton

    Kate Middleton seals her royal sartorial credentials in the number one spot.

    This lilac ballgown by Alexander McQueen was singled out by the panel as an example of her style.

  • 2. Florence Welch

    Florence and the Machine and her offbeat sense of fashion comes in second.

  • 3. Andrea Riseborough

    It's a respectable third place rating for the star of Madonna's W.E. movie.

  • 4. Kate Moss

    Style queen supreme Kate Moss keeps her hand in at number four.

  • 5. Tilda Swinton

    Tilda Swinton has had a high profile recently, with the release of her movie We Need To Talk About Kevin - her fifth place rating is perhaps testimony to that, and the range of outfits she experiments with on each occasion.

  • 6. Keira Knightley

    In at number six, it's Keira Knightley - a star who never fails to delight on the red carpet.

  • 7. Stella McCartney

    Designer Stella McCartney proves she's just as adept at dressing herself as other people, in seventh place.

  • 8. Phoebe Philo

    Designer Phoebe Philo follows hot on Stella's heels at number eight.

  • 9. Alexa Chung

    Fashion's favourite muse Alexa Chung is a shoo-in at number nine.

  • 10. Livia Firth

    Colin Firth's wife and eco-businesswoman Livia Firth is honoured in tenth place.

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