Women to Watch: Top 10 Style Icons

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Women to Watch: Top 10 Style Icons
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With stylists at hand, a seemingly endless supply of money, and free clothes and accessories from the hottest designers, it's hard to imagine why any celebrity wouldn't have killer style. But for these 10 women, style goes beyond $20,000 handbags and custom-made couture evening gowns. It's part of who they are -- it's what makes them fashion icons.

Kate Moss
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Kate Moss

In a culture where models get younger and younger, it says a lot that this supermodel remains loved by the public and photographers alike. Kate Moss -- known for her bad girl, rocker-chic image -- has been the face of iconic brands like Yves Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein and Chanel. She now designs for the European clothing chain, Topshop, and has her own perfume, "Kate."

Alexa Chung
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Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung, who was once a model and TV presenter in her home country of England, has taken the fashion world by storm since she moved to the United States in 2009. With her quirky take on classic designs, this front-row regular has quickly become the object of many fashion lovers' affections.

Zoe Saldana
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Zoe Saldana

This big-screen beauty danced her way into everyone's hearts in "Center Stage," and later established herself as a fashion "it-girl" all over the world with the release of "Avatar." Zoe Saldana continues to impress style fans with her always-polished ensembles and stunning red carpet looks.

Sarah Jessica Parker
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Sarah Jessica Parker

Although Sarah Jessica Parker has been on the acting scene for many years, it wasn't until her iconic role as designer-loving sex and relationship columnist Carrie Bradshaw that she become known by one and all as the ultimate fashion icon. SJP's dedication to the style world even led her to become the president and chief creative officer of Halston Heritage for a brief period.

Lady Gaga
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Lady Gaga

This pop princess isn't known just for her powerhouse voice. She's made a major name for herself on the fashion scene, too. While her outlandish costumes are often too much for the everyday woman, her looks continue to surprise and inspire her "little monsters," whether it's a cute bubble dress or a jaw-dropping meat dress.

Rachel Zoe
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Rachel Zoe

This uber-stylist has stepped out from behind the fashion scenes and made a name for herself almost overnight. She's now seen on the front row at top designers' runway shows (like Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford), and she even launched her own collection in 2011. You can check her out on Bravo TV's "The Rachel Zoe Project."

Sofia Coppola
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Sofia Coppola

As the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola -- of "The Godfather" fame -- Sofia was thrust into the public spotlight at an early age and adopted her personal style accordingly. The director, producer and screenwriter is known for her low-key, classic and elegant personal style, and even served as close friend Marc Jacobs' muse.

Nicole Richie
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Nicole Richie

This former bad girl and ex-"Simple Life" star turned her life around and turned her attention straight toward the fashion world. Nicole Richie is popular for her rocker-meets-hippie-meets-old Hollywood vibe, and in 2009, she launched two design labels: House of Harlow 1960 and Winter Kate.

Blake Lively
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Blake Lively

After the wild success of The CW's "Gossip Girl," Blake Lively became the next big Hollywood it-girl. The fashionista is one of the new faces of Chanel and has been featured on the cover of such fashion mags as "Vogue" and "Glamour." But unlike many other celebs, Blake has chosen to go down the fashion road sans stylist, proving she deserves the style icon title.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have certainly come a long way from their days as adorably funny Michelle Tanner on the family favorite "Full House." Although the ladies now have different styles -- Mary-Kate often sports an edgier look, while Ashley opts for soft and feminine pieces -- they've come together to create their own high-end clothing brand, Elizabeth and James.

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