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25 Most Popular Fashion Brands: 2011 Edition

Which labels kept you occupied in 2011? At Lucky, we couldn't stop thinking about Madewell, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu…. and it seems like we weren't alone. Fashion-fueled collaging tool Polyvore put together a ranking of the site's most-searched-for brands. Click through to see if your favorites made the list.

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25. Michael Kors

Now listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the multi-million dollar company attracts clicks with its mix of affordable and high-end items, all tinged with Kors' "casual-rich-lady" aethestic.

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24. Dolce & Gabbana

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana's Sicilian lady look never goes out of style.

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23. By Malene Birger

The Scandinavian favorite gained a bit of traction in the US over the past year, popping up everywhere from Net-a-Porter to Shopbop.

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22. Dorothy Perkins

The cheapy British store ships its party friendly dresses to over 100 countries, including the US.

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21. Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs' Fall and Spring 2011 collections were super-cool and super-editorial. The combination usually equals online fervor.

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20. D&G

D&G is folding into its sister collection, Dolce & Gabbana, in 2012. For now, the label is still a popular topic in its own right.

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19. MaxMara

The sportswear label's sharp coats were all over the Interwebs.

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18. Valentino

While current designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli continued to bring in rave reviews, label founder Valentino Garavani made headlines in 2011 with his virtual museum, a free web application that allows users to access years of Valentino runway shows, as well as 3-D images of dresses from the Italian fashion house's pristine archive.

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17. Alexander Wang

The American label's studded and feathery accessories were big hits in 2011.

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16. Matthew Williamson

Along with his ready-to-wear and diffusion lines, Williamson also created an affordable collection for Macy's.

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15. Chloé

We couldn't get enough of Chloé's '70s-inspired clothing and accessories, whether it was former creative director Hannah MacGibbon designing or her successor, Clare Waight Keller.

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14. Gucci

The Italian fashion house's slick accessories are always a favorite.

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12. Elle

The international clothing label—named after the global fashion magazine—is sold exclusively at Kohl's in the US.

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11. Lanvin

Adorable Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz is as popular as his clothes.

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10. Yves Saint Laurent

Creative director Stefano Pilati made pretty skirts, gorgeous lipsticks and lots of covetable handbags in 2011.

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9. Miu Miu

From sparkly heels to crazy cat eye sunglasses, Miu Miu set the trends.

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8. Rag & Bone

Tomboys can never get enough of Rag & Bone.

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7. Wet Seal

The mall staple is ultra-popular on Polyvore.

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6. Miss Selfridge

Affordable British label Miss Selfridge upped its game this year with runway-inspired ski sweaters, mod dresses and feather-adorned heels.

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5. 3.1 Phillip Lim

Designer Phillip Lim loves to say that he creates "classics with a twist," but you could also say he creates affordable, well-made clothes that the world freaks out over.

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4. Balmain

We love Balmain's unapologetically gaudy style.

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3. Alexander McQueen

With a retrospecitve at the Met, the creation of Kate Middleton's wedding dresses and several beautiful runway shows, this British fashion house had a seminal year.

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2. Topshop

The British retailer expanded to Chicago this year, bringing its sophisticated fast fashion to even more Americans.

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1. H&M

Versace for H&M was such a megahit that Donatella agreed to a Part 2 for spring. Next up: Marni.

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