The 25 Best Dressed Stars of 2012

While 2012 is nearly ancient history—and no, the world didn't end last week, as predicted by the Mayans—it's been a banner year for red carpet style. Some of our favorite well-attired singers released smash-hit albums (here's looking at you, Taylor Swift), while actresses embarked on international press tours for their latest films wearing stunning designer creations (oh hi, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Keira Knightley).

Click through to meet the 25 musicians, actors and models we think looked best this year. Do you agree with our picks? Let us know!

Michelle Obama

Let's hear it for our FLOTUS! Mrs. O consistently dresses to flatter her amazing figure, always appearing just conservative enough for the political world while simultaneously looking supremely stylish. She's also done a stellar job promoting fresh new American design talent, helping then-newbies like Jason Wu and Prabal Gurung become household names.

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