Duchess Kate tops Vanity Fair poll - but who are her royal rivals?

10:56 02 August 2012

Duchess of Cambridge

Duchess of Cambridge


Duchess Kate of Cambridge continues her reign at the summit of the style charts – topping Vanity Fair’s International Best Dressed list.

Judges at the style bible loved the Duchess’ championing of British designers and high street brands.

The wife of Prince William topped a varied list – including rapper Jay Z (5), actor Richard E Grant (12) and Chinese actress Fan Bingbing (9).

Eighty three-year-old talk show host Bill Cummingham was third.

But princess Catherine was not the only royal on this year’s list.

Prince Harry - her husband’s brother- was placed 28th.

Meanwhile, foreign royalty provided some competition, with Monaco’s Charlotte Casiraghi in 36th, crown princess Mary of Denmark was 33rd, and Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser of Qatar, was 38th.

The chart is published in the September edition of Vanity Fair magazine.

Top 20: 1. Duchess of Cambridge

2. Jessica Chastain

3. Bill Cunningham

4. Léa Seydoux

5. Jay-Z

6. Colin and Livia Firth

7. Tom Brady

8. Alicia Keys

9. Fan Bingbing

10. Morley Safer

11. Michelle Harper

12. Richard E Grant

13. Princess Alexandra of Greece

14. Carlos Souza

15. Farida Khelfa

16. Eddie Redmayne

17. Stacey Bendet

18. Iké Udé

19. Diane Kruger

20. Matteo Marzotto

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