FLARE in Five: The Best of 2011

Five fashion, beauty and entertainment stories to take you into the new year

FLARE in Five: Kate Middleton

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It’s almost 2012! To celebrate, we take a look back at the biggest moments in fashion, beauty and entertainment:

1. Style-Savvy Starlets. 15 of the best and brightest style stars from 2011 made our best dressed list including women such as Emma Stone, Diane Kruger and Rihanna, whose fashion choices wowed us throughout the year.

2. Killer Coifs. From lady-like updos to sassy braids and vibrant colour, we bring you our top 15 celebrity hairstyles of the past 12 months.

3. A Look To Remember. We’ve all had style moments we would rather forget. In honour of’s 15th birthday, FLARE Editor-In-Chief Lisa Tant lists 15 of the worst style trends.

4. Darling Duchess. The newly wed Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, had a big year filled with appearances, fundraisers and dinners. We’ve compiled 15 of our favourite looks from sparkly Jenny Packham evening gowns to military-inspired coats and skirts from Alexander McQueen.

5. Extra! Extra! 2011 was jammed full of memorable moments in the fashion world. We bring you our 15 picks, starting with John Galliano’s public disgrace and subsequent dismissal from Dior and his own label earlier this year.

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