Celebrity fashion is a fickle thing. On the one hand, there’s the group of Hollywood starlets who always look appropriately styled but wear predictable pieces from predictable labels and wind up just kind of meh. On the other hand, you have hordes of stars who work overtime trying to be edgy, nonchalant, or fashion-forward … and you never quite believe it.
Then there are celebrities who seem to get it right every time thanks to an indescribable mix of fashion knowledge, a talent for mixing high and low, and a certain X factor that always keeps us captivated.
These ladies—like Solange Knowles, Rihanna, Alexa Chung, and Jenna Lyons, to name a few—consistently wow us on the red carpet, so in honor of the year that’s coming to an end, we’ve put together a guide to 50 celebrity outfits from 2015 that we think deserve some serious recognition before we usher in 2016.