Kate Middleton Top International Best Dressed List
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has added yet another accolade to her growing list by landing a spot on this year's International Best Dressed List. A preview of the Vanity Fair list was released Wednesday, ranking Middleton with the likes of Barack and Michelle Obama, Tilda Swinton and Janelle Monáe, as one of the most stylish public figures of the past year.
Middleton is noted for mixing high-end with low-end pieces and wearing the same outfit on more than one occasion. Her casually chic style garnered her enough online votes to gain her a second appearance on the coveted list, after appearing for the first time in 2008. "Kate has brought back items we never thought we’d see again in fashion, including hats and nude stockings," Vanity Fair correspondent Amy Fine Collins told The Today Show. "She also knows how to combine clothes that are mass market, off-the-rack with real designer clothes."
The 28-year-old Duchess was featured on the list two years ago, before her Royal Wedding to Prince William. This year, she's joined by even more royal company. French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser of Qatar, Princess Charlene of Monaco, Princess Alexandra of Greece and Italian Countess Matilde Borromeo also made the cut.