When it comes to style, age and experience are what counts. Just ask Gwyneth Paltrow who was yesterday named the World’s Best Dressed Woman.The Oscar-winning actress – who will be 40 in a couple of weeks – beat a string of younger stars and celebrities to the title, including the Duchess of Cambridge.
The secret of the mother of two’s success, according to her stylist, is that old maxim that less is more.
Hot to trot: Gwyneth Paltrow had been named the World's Best Dressed female by People magazine
Just behind Miss Paltrow in People magazine’s annual list of sartorial stars was the Duchess.
Further down the top ten were Hollywood actresses Emma Stone, 23, and Jessica Alba, 31, pop star Rihanna, 24, and Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr, 29.
Not a slave to trends: Elizabeth Saltzman, Gwyneth's stylist said: 'She has a uniform. It's simple, not overdone'
Well turned out: Actress Emma Stone, Jessica Alba and Rihanna were all in the top tenKate Middleton, 30, was heralded for her ‘flawlessly elegant attire’.
‘Whether in an ivory long-sleeve Roland Mouret gown (with glittery Jimmy Choos peeking out) or a red pleated Alexander McQueen design, the Duchess continues to pick glamorous and chic pieces that still befit a future queen,’ said People.
The American celebrity magazine said the list was compiled after soliciting input from its 42million readers, its editors and fashion bloggers.
Among men, honours went to actors Andrew Garfield, Brad Pitt, Colin Firth, Robert Pattinson, Chris and Liam Hemsworth and singer Jay-Z.
Hot men: Brad Pitt, Colin Firth and Robert Pattinson were all praised for their style