It's that time of year when the interwebs are filled with year-end roundups of best-dressed stars and their most memorable looks from the past 12 months. It's like the season itself gives us the gift that keep on giving.

While we can accept that some might feel a little fatigued by the whole thing, there's definitely a certain demographic (ahem, us) that revels in the dialogue that this brings about. Who doesn't love to take a stroll through fashion memory lane and bicker about who should (and shouldn't) have made the cut? Why this celeb? Or, didn't that actress make the list last year? You get the picture.

Thankfully, Forbes has provided us with their annual style selection -- and fodder for lunchtime discussion. Without further ado, here are the highlights from the magazine's 12 Best-Dressed Women Of 2012:

  1. Gwyneth Paltrow in Tom Ford at the 84th Annual Academy Awards (because, duh)
  2. Beyonce in Givenchy Haute Couture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala
  3. Blake Lively in Zuhair Murad at the LA premiere of "Savages"
  4. Emma Stone in Elie Saab at the premiere of "The Amazing Spiderman" in London, England
  5. Rooney Marain Givenchy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala
  6. Rose Byrne in Elie Saab at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

So basically, if you wore a statement gowns (Gwynnie's cape, Beyonce's sheer confection, Blake Lively's optical illusion number and Rooney's black gauze) or one of Elie Saab's shiny jumpsuits (Emma Stone and Rose Byrne) you're in at Forbes. Sounds right to us...

What do you think of their picks? And how does it stack up to our top choices for 2012? Click here to see Forbes' full list.

See our picks for best dressed women of 2012!

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  • Octavia Spencer In Tadashi Shoji

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christina-anderson/the-help-octavia-spencer-2012-photos_b_2125289.html">"The Help" star</a> shows off her shape in fitted, structured dresses that accentuate her hourglass figure. The lilac color of this gown shone against her skin tone. Golden Globes, January 15th Photo Credit: Getty Images

  • Sofia Vergara In Vera Wang

    The "Modern Family" star is a true siren -- she knows how to dress for her curves. The deep blue of this gown complements her olive skin tone, while the mermaid silhouette shows off her hourglass shape. Golden Globes, January 15th Photo Credit: WireImage

  • Julianne Moore In Dior Couture

    Not many people can pull off a bright yellow gown on the red carpet, but Moore is a pro. The sunny hue is drop-dead gorgeous with her pale skin and red hair, while the sleek top and voluminous skirt emphasize her toned upper body and tiny waist. Emmy Awards, September 23rd Photo Credit: WireImage

  • Gwyneth Paltrow In Tom Ford

    Like <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/27/cate-blanchett-oscars-2011_n_828890.html" target="_hplink">Cate Blanchett in Givenchy Couture</a> the year before, this look will go down in style history as one of the best red carpet moments ever. Who would ever have expected a cape? The sleek column gown, paired with the cape and the Oscar-winner's golden skin and blonde hair is just stunning. Academy Awards, February 26th Photo Credit: Getty Images

  • Viola Davis In Vera Wang

    "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/11/viola-davis-on-the-help-my-mom_n_924127.html">The Help</a>" star killed us with her Oscars look. The combination of her natural hairdo, stunning earrings, emerald-hued gown and toned arms had us swooning. Academy Awards, February 26th Photo Credit: WireImage

  • Reese Witherspoon In Zac Posen

    The <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/09/reese-witherspoons-baby-tennessee-james-is-perfect_n_2266946.html">mom to baby Tennessee</a> has spent much of 2012 out of the spotlight, but her appearance at the Golden Globes in January left a lasting impression. Her red fitted gown showed off her svelte figure, while also complementing her light hair and skin. Golden Globes, January 15th Photo Credit: NBC via Getty Images

  • Michelle Williams In Jason Wu

    Normally navy has us yawning, but not here. The "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/09/my-week-with-marilyn-michelle-williams_n_1002395.html">My Week With Marilyn</a>" star looks gorgeous in this sapphire-colored column gown. The belt at her waist creates curves, while the pretty shade plays nicely off her blonde hair and pale skin. Golden Globes, January 15th Photo Credit: NBC via Getty Images

  • Charlize Theron In Dior Couture

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/04/charlize-therons-childhood-home-scene-grisly-murder_n_1939111.html">Theron</a>'s high-drama gown stole the show at the Golden Globes. Her hair and makeup was regal, calling to mind Grace Kelly. The deep V balanced out the volume at her waist nicely, while the slit showed off her gorgeous legs. Golden Globes, January 15th Photo Credit: NBC via Getty Images

  • Emma Stone In Lanvin

    "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/03/amazing-spider-man-review_n_1645675.html">The Amazing Spider-Man</a>" star knows her way around a red carpet. She takes risks and wears fashion-forward designs ... and we love her for it. This sweet red frock is a youthful silhouette (love the high waist and full skirt), but those legs are pure sex appeal. Her updo and sky-high heels make for a grown-up and gorgeous ensemble. Met Gala, May 7th Photo Credit: Getty Images

  • Kristen Wiig In Stella McCartney

    The <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/21/kristen-wiig-best-snl-sketches-video_n_1533279.html">comedienne</a> looks lovely in bright hues that set off her pale complexion and her rich, dark hair. The sleeveless dress shows off her ams, while the full skirt calls attention to her tiny waist. Met Gala, May 7th Photo Credit: Getty Images

  • Solange Knowles In Rachel Roy

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/29/beyonce-solange-knowles-2012-photo_n_2204210.html">Beyoncé's little sister </a>has made a name for herself, both in music and in the fashion industry. She plays with fun colors and outlandish shapes that show off her curves. Bright yellow pops against her skin, while the sleek shape works nicely with her 'do. Met Gala, May 7th Photo Credit: WireImage

  • Kate Hudson In Atelier Versace

    "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/29/kate-hudson-sheer-dress_n_1840769.html">The Reluctant Fundamentalist</a>" actress goes for the gold in this metallic column gown that shows off her willowy frame. The metallic hue looks gorgeous against her radiant complexion, and her simple hair and makeup are the ideal backdrop to such a dramatic dress. Premiere, August 29th Photo Credit: Getty Images

  • Taylor Swift In Elie Saab

    Sheer lace and the crimson color of this gown are surprising choices for the "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/24/taylor-swift-red-tracks-reviewed_n_2011555.html">Red</a>" singer, but both worked to her advantage. The bold shade was a dramatic opposition to her pale skin, while the peek-a-boo panels added sex appeal. Billboard Music Awards, May 20th Photo Credit: WireImage

  • Beyoncé In Stephane Rolland Couture

    Blue Ivy's mama has kept a low profile since her baby's arrival, but she really turned up the volume in this <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/01/beyonce-2012-bet-awards_n_1641949.html" target="_hplink">poison-green gown</a>. The belt nipped in her waist, while the fitted top accentuated her bust line and the slit showed off those stunning gams. BET Awards, July 1st Photo Credit: Getty Images

  • Kim Kardashian In Tom Ford

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/07/kim-kardashian-calls-kanye-west-family_n_2258156.html">Kanye West</a> has had quite an influence on the reality TV star. Gone are the ripped jeans and more-is-more style ethos. Instead, Kardashian focused on a minimalist black and white color palette, and kept her silhouettes simple. Case in point: Kim showed off her curves in this sleek sheath dress that let her hair and makeup take the spotlight. BET Awards, July 1st Photo Credit: Getty Images

  • Katy Perry In Dolce & Gabbana

    What a pleasant surprise from the<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/03/katy-perry-nude-look-dress-trevor-awards_n_2230706.html"> pop sensation</a>. Perry looks feminine and pretty in this floral gown that emphasizes her neckline without showing too much of her famous décolletage. Dream Gala, November 16th Photo Credit: WireImage

  • Michelle Obama In Michael Kors

    The <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/03/michelle-obama-2012-kennedy-center-honors-photos_n_2230580.html?utm_hp_ref=michelle-obama-style">FLOTUS</a> has us giddy at the sight of her in this pleated gold gown. The intricate detail at the top calls attention to her lovely face (and those arms!), while the metallic hue gives her just enough sparkle. White House Event, December 2nd Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images

  • Diane Kruger In Chanel

    The <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/14/diane-kruger-white-dress_n_2129494.html">German beauty</a> is a trendsetter, and for good reason. She takes risks and wears looks that show off her lean frame (it also helps that designers like Karl Lagerfeld count her as a muse). This is our favorite look of 2012: The "Farewell, My Queen" actress stunned in this Chanel dress with elaborate embroidery and a nipped-in waist that contrasted beautifully with the full skirt. Her elegant 'do and sexy pumps completed a practically perfect outfit. 2012 amfAR's Cinema Against Aids, May 24th Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images

  • Zoe Saldana In Prabal Gurung

    Sleek and sexy, the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/10/bradley-cooper-takes-zoe-saldana-silver-linings-playbook_n_2270800.html">New Jersey-born actress</a> kept her look simple. That's all you need when you're this gorgeous. CFDA Awards, June 4th Photo Credit: FilmMagic

  • Rihanna In Giorgio Armani

    The <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/styled-to-rock-rihanna-reality-show_n_2249364.html">pop superstar</a> looks amazing when she keeps her look simple ... and sexy. Her plunging hemline and high slit create interest, while her curly 'do and pretty jewelry add a feminine touch to her otherwise minimal look. Grammy Awards, February 12th Photo Credit: WireImage

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