12/01/2010 01:38 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Refinery29's Fashion 50: Vote For The Industry's Most Influential

Let's cut right to the chase: We hate popularity contests. And this feature, the Fashion 50, is by no means an opportunity to cheaply rank fashion's flavors of the month. On the contrary, The Fashion 50 was inspired by something we've been seeing shift over not just 2010, but the past few years. Maybe it was the economy taking a nosedive or the flurry of budding bloggers proving--in numbers!--that they've got the inches that count.