Best of Street Style 2012: The Year's 50 Fiercest Looks

Here's a snapshot of our favorite fashionistas captured in 2012. From effortlessly cool looks to girls gone glam, check out the most stylish sisters.

Celia L. Smith Dec, 05, 2012

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Stylist Athanaelle Paul wears a full H&M outfit and accessories, Carlos Santana shoes and a Furla bag.

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Saks Fifth Avenue Buyer Shequeita Orr wears a Rachel Rachel Roy strapless jumpsuit, DVF clutch and Christian Louboutin shoes.

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Student Gabrielle Kwartens wears an Urban Outfitters top, Jermaine Jagger pants, American Apparel top, vintage sunglasses and Topshop sneakers.

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Student Natalie Alcide wears an ASOS top, H&M skirt and Urban Outfitters sunglasses.

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Model Jay Williams wears a Rampage vest, Forever 21 dress, Erin Featherston bag and Converse sneakers.

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Kimberly Charles, owner of Vintage Vintage, wears a yellow H&M top and patterned pants and a Vintage Vintage belt.

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Actress Nelcie Souffrant wears a Betsey Johnson top, American Apparel leggings and Yves Saint Laurent platform pumps.

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Vera Wang assistant Dawn West wears a Fendi dress and belt with Giuseppe Zanotti platforms.

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Designer Iris Hopkins wears a self-designed dress paired with Dollhouse shoes. “Classic and eclectic” is her style.

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Public Relations and Brand Strategist Marvet Britto wears a Roberto Cavalli blouse, Foursquare skirt, Hermés handbag and Yves Saint Laurent shoes.

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Journalist Lola Ogunnaike wears a J. Crew blouse, Jewel by Lisa skirt, Jimmy Choo shoes and a vintage bracelet.

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Attorney Carol Sutton Lewis wears a Milly jacket, J. Crew dress, Duro Olowu statement necklace, Costume National handbag and Salvatore Ferragamo shoes.

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Designer Amber Patton wears her own designs with a Virgin Saints & Angels necklace, Prada handbag, Hermés scarf and Guseppe Zanotti shoes.

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Social Media Manager Adriana Nova wears an H&M coat, James Perse top, Joe’s jeans, Loehmann’s necklace and Acne ankle boots.

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Stylist Niki Hall wears a Maje leather jacket, a Club Monaco jacket and shirt layered beneath, Joe Fresh jeans and Mauro Leone shoes.

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Model Rita Lynn wears a LNA top, Urban Outfitters denim, Steve Madden shoes, Alexander Wang bag, SSlesi bracelet and Urban Outfitter ring.

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Military employee Shadeshe Stevenson wears a TJ Max top and bottom, Asos necklace Carlos shoes and Ivanka Trump purse.

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Supermodel Sessilee Lopez wears an American Apparel top Zara Italy shorts and Jimmy Choo shoes.

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Blogger and model Folasade wears a vintage jumper with Urban Outfitters shoes.

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Model Quiana Grant wears a blazer, top and skirt by Rag & Bone and an Ann Taylor belt.

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Fashion Designer Theary Sim wears Youtheary Khmer, her own label.

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Blogger Sarah wears a top by Addition-Elle and bottom by Jibri.

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Stylist Lisa Mesa wears a Kensie dress, BCBG belt and Nanette Lepore shoes.

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Actress Aisha White wears a boutique top, H&M necklace, Forever 21 leggings and sandals.

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Lawyer Jennifer Baltimore wears a Lanvin dress, necklace and shoes, with a Celine handbag.

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Tonya Miller, Director of Special Events for GMHC, wears a Joe Fresh top, Ports 1961 skirt and handbag, with Vera Wang shoes.

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Producer of A Street Car Named Desire Alia Jones wears a Michael Kors dress, vintage Pierre Cardin sunglasses and Sam Edelman shoes.

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Sommelier and marketing professional Judia Black wears an Altuzarra dress, Fendi handbag, Drusy ring and Christian Louboutin shoes.

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Designer Tracy Reese wears her own designs with Rochas shoes.

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On Air Personality Tai Beauchamp wears Gucci sunglasses, a Barbara Bates dress, Issey Miyake handbag and Brian Atwood shoes.

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Celebrity stylist June Ambrose wears a L.A.M.B. suit, Marc Jacobs top, Lanvin necklace, Hermes bag, and DSquared boots.

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Fashion features editor Rajni Lucienne Jacques wears a trench by Arista, a vintage sweater, J Brand jeans and red platform Louis Vuitton pumps.

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ESSENCE.com Fashion Editor Celia Smith wears a Boxing Kitten top and skirt, and Christian Louboutin shoes at Lincoln Center for NYFW.

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Fashion blogger Claire Sulmers wears a vintage coat, Zara top, J.Crew skirt, Louis Vuitton shoes and Cashimi bag.

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Designer Carly Cushnie wears a Cushnie et Ochs dress, and YSL boots.

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Blogger Christine Olowunira wears a Rachel Roy suit, Fendi glasses, and Iris van Herpen X United Nude shoes at Lincoln Center for NYFW.

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Model Toccara Jones wears an Alexander McQueen dress, vintage fur and Yves Saint Laurent shoes.

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Celebrity stylist Kim Cheri wears an ASOS dress, Noir spine cuff, Badgley Mischka necklace, Zara clutch and Karen Walker sunglasses.

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Blogger Sai Sanicoh wears a Max Jeremy cape paired with thigh-high Christian Louboutin boots.

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Paris Batty-Swett from Baltimore at ESSENCE Music Festival 2012 in New Orleans.

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Chloe Williams from New York at ESSENCE Music Festival 2012 in New Orleans.

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Blogger Gray Castillo wears a H&M jacket and dress, Oakly glasses and Prada shoes.

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Stylist Rosemary Kokuhiua wears a custom top and Subira from Tanzania skirt.

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Menswear stylist Sammy Aki wears a self-designed dress.

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Blogger Monroe Steele wears an American Apparel top and skirt with L.A.M.B shoes and boutique glasses.

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Actress Sophia Aiida wears a Vonn Couture dress.

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Stylist Khalilah Williams-Webb wears a Yves Saint Laurent dress.

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TV host at Net-a-Porter Ezzie Chidi-Ofong wears a Tibi dress, Chloe bag and Christian Louboutin shoes.

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Accessories designer Christine Olowowonira wears a Balenciaga top, Cacherao pants, Prabal Garung for Linda Farrow sunglasses,  CocoeRow necklace, DVF clutch and Yves Saint Laurent shoes.

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Creative director of Garage magazine Shala Monroque wears a Rodarte dress and vintage statement necklace.

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Blogger Amira Rasool wears a H&M tank, Top Shop skirt and vintage shoes.

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Blogger Claire Sulmers wears a pleated black dress and spiked heels.

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This fashionista mixes a solid black top with printed navy pants. 

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Celebrity stylist June Ambrose wears Nanette Lepore ensemble, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, MCM bag and self-designed turban.