Fancy yourself the best-dressed in all the land? Now you can earn a spot on Vanity Fair's International Best-Dressed List. For realz.
As announced in the New York Times, Vanity Fair is opening up its annual Best-Dressed List to the public for the very first time. Starting now, readers can take photos of their stylish selves, tag them #vfbestdressed and be entered to win a spot on the 2013 International Best-Dressed List.
But first you have to get through the Steps of Knowledge and the Temple Run (the fight to make Vanity Fair's B.D.L. is the fashion equivalent of "Legends of the Hidden Temple"): the Editors’ Choice and the Users’ Choice. Every week, a group of VF.com editors will pick their favorite looks and stick them in a slideshow. In addition, users vote on other participants' photos and every month, the user with the highest score wins a prize. (If it's anything like the actual "Legends of the Hidden Temple," this might be a mountain bike or a trip to Disneyland.)
But the ultimate prize is a place on The List: all the photo submissions will be reviewed by a committee and one male and one female will be awarded spots on the 2013 International Best-Dressed List and see their names in the September 2013 issue.
Sound intense? That's because it is, dearies. This list is the big leagues -- last year, Kate Middleton, Diane Kruger and Jessica Chastain made the cut. But hey, if you think you've got the best arm party out of all the arm parties on Instagram, give it a shot. Submit a pic at VanityFair.com.
Who made the cut in 2012?
H.R.H. The Duchess Of Cambridge, Kate Middleton
Wife of the future King of England (Getty photo)
Actress (Getty photo)
H.H. Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser Of Qatar
Wife of H.H. the Emir of Qatar and UNESCO special envoy for basic and higher education (Getty photo)
H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
Wife of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, future King of Denmark (Getty photo)
Actress (Getty photo)
Fourth in line to the throne of Monaco and Gucci model (Getty photo)
Fashion model, entrepreneur and aspiring triathlete (Getty photo)
Second in line to the British throne and helicopter pilot with the Royal Army Air Corps (Getty photo)
'Today' show co-anchor (Getty photo)
Actor (Getty photo)
Model, actress and British Fashion Council ambassador (Getty photo)
Fashion designer (Getty photo)
Best Dressed Celebrities at the Vanity Fair Oscars Afterparty
At the 2012 Oscars, the gorgeous gowns didn't end once the awards were handed out - some of our favorite dresses popped up at the party after. From Diane Kruger's peekabo Calvin Klein dress to Kate Bosworth's sheer Prabal Gurung, the gowns at the famous Vanity Fair afterparty truly stunned. Watch now to see who was our (postshow) best dressed!
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