Meghan Markle's Style Has Made Her The Most Powerful Dresser Of 2019
As we approach the end of 2019, it's time to reflect on another 12 months of statement fashion and iconic red carpet moments. Global fashion search platform Lyst has crunched the numbers as part of its latest Year In Fashion report, to pinpoint the ultimate 10 biggest power dressers over the past year.
In first place is Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex. The Duchess has been crowned the most powerful dresser of 2019 by Lyst, due to her fashion choices sparking a 216 per cent increase, on average, in searches for similar pieces.
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The Duchess, who has a well-known penchant for shirt dresses, is attributed with provoking a 570 per cent spike in searches for a Club Monaco shirt dress worn during the Royal Tour of South Africa.
In second place is actor Timothée Chalamet, who kickstarted a 806 per cent search for Haider Ackermann after he wore one of the brand's suits, followed by the actor and singer Zendaya, whose Tommy Hilfiger Met Gala Cinderella-inspired dress led to a 54 per cent increase in searches for the brand.
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Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish claimed fourth place on the list after the neon green outfits she sported over the summer saw searches for the colour increase by 69 per cent. Rapper Cardi B, who plumped for a vintage Mugler gown for the Grammy Awards that sparked a 169 per cent rise in searches for the designer within four hours, is listed at number five.
Rounding out the top 10 were K-pop star Lisa of Blackpink, followed by makeup entrepreneur Kylie Jenner in seventh position, singer Lizzo in eighth and singer and actor Harry Styles at ninth. Broadway star Billy Porter completed the list at number 10.
Here is the full Lyst Year In Fashion report.