Prince William and Kate Middleton on a visit to Witton Country Park . (Bauer Griffin)more pics » Kate Middleton will marry into the British royal family on Friday.
Like other political ladies such as Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni, Kate plays a role as a style trend-setter. She has already been featured in several best-dressed lists.
As early as 2006, The Daily Telegraph
named her the "Most Promising Newcomer" in its 2006 list of style winners and losers.
According to Wikipedia
placed her at number 8 on its yearly listing of the top ten style icons in 2007.
She was featured in People
magazine's 2007 and 2010 best-dressed lists.
Middleton was named as one of Richard Blackwell's ten "Fabulous Fashion Independents" of 2007.
In June 2008, Style.com selected Middleton as its monthly beauty icon.
In July 2008, Middleton was included in Vanity Fair'
s international best-dressed list.
In February 2011, Middleton was named the Top Fashion Buzzword of the 2011 season by the Global Language Monitor.
For Kate Middleton's latest hairstyles, click below: