With so many red carpets in a year, it’s not easy to stand out from the masses. But these women did just that, leaving impressions so strong with these perfectly executed looks — we’re talking, hair, makeup, clothes, shoes, nails, and jewelry all in sync — that we’ve declared them the best of 2017.
Click through to see who made the list and tell us whose looks you loved the most this year. (Or if you have any other memorable looks from 2017 that we forgot.)
Teyana Taylor’s homage to Janet Jackson at the MTV Video Music Awards
Lupita Nyong’o at the LA premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Tracee Ellis Ross at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Rihanna at the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Launch in Brooklyn
Janelle Monae at the 89th Annual Academy Awards