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It's official: 2011 was a banner year for fashion, and chock-full of new trends, new people, and new products that made personal style something to get really excited about again. After battling it out in the office, our editorial team has finally settled on the 20 people, fashion phenomenons, and trends that really mattered to us...and you. From the most compelling businesswoman to the R29 reader who earns an honorary staff title, here are the bright spots from 2011 that have made this past year one for the books.
While most of fall's major ad campaigns have enlisted familiar faces of the fashion industry — Cara Delevingne, Joan Smalls, Alexa Chung, and Daria Werbowy, just to name a few — there are two newer models worth noting who have quite a bit in common.
These ladies are both in their late teens, they both have blonde read
The laid-back, sunny days of summer may be dwindling, but there’s still ample time to venture outdoors and enjoy a glass of rosé. If you've noticed the pale pink nectar taking over your Instagram feed, there's a good reason why. The versatile, affordable wine is perfect to sip while dining on anything from artisanal read