Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton leads the style set on Vanity Fair Best Dressed list

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton leads the style set on Vanity Fair Best Dressed list

Duchess of Cambridge leads the style set on Vanity Fair Best Dressed list with “whirlwind of fashion successes”

9:35 AM on 4th August 2011

Royal style: Kate Middleton, here seen at the Bafta dinner in LA wearing Alexander McQueen, wowed audiences on her recent State visit to North America

Royal style: Kate Middleton, here seen at the Bafta dinner in LA wearing Alexander McQueen, wowed audiences on her recent State visit to North America

Michelle Obama Carla Bruni

First ladies: Michelle Obama, left, and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy impressed Vanity Fair again this year – both have made it onto the list before

Carey Mulligan Tilda Swinton

Acting up: British actresses Carey Mulligan, left, and Tilda Swinton were both named – Ms Swinton said her father is her style idol