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Who Was the Most Fab Designer of 2007?

This morning one of the Pop girls declared: "I can't believe it's December." It always seems to creep up on you — the end of the year, that is. Alas, time flies when you're having fun! And fashion is just that. But it is time to decide which designer gets the Fab crown for Most Fab Designer of 2007. Last year, Phillip Lim won, and he has made great strides this year — maybe we sent him some good vibes.

(L-R: Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga, Roberto Cavalli, Alber Elbaz for Lanvin, Alexander Wang)

I present to you the candidates for Most Fab Designer of 2007. Chanel is a crowd pleaser and red carpet stunner. Karl continues to reinvent the house, for both ready-to-wear and haute couture, and the accessories inspire and intrigue. Balenciaga, led by wünderkind Nicolas Ghesquière, is edgy, innovative, and a leader of the pack. The piped blazers from the Fall collection launched a thousand look-a-likes, and now Ikat prints are all the rage. Roberto Cavalli is a designer with gusto, one who doesn't follow the trends and always stays true to form — sexy, colorful, and glittering party looks. His collection for H&M was possibly one of the most coveted H&M designer collections yet. Alber Elbaz for Lanvin can do no wrong, from fluid tailoring to jewel-toned dresses. Everyone is wondering what this humble designer will do next. Lastly, the young and restless Alexander Wang. He's the BFF of models and Hollywood darlings. His streetwise style appeals to cool trendsetters. Nuff said. So . . . who has your vote?!

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stpattygirl stpattygirl 9 years
My faves this year are Christopher Bailey for Burberry Prorsum and Olivier Thyskens for Nina Ricci.
tamyvinec tamyvinec 9 years
Impossible to choice ! Still Karl is the king, and the others are the princes ;)
elanakat elanakat 9 years
That was so hard! It was between Karl Legerfield, Nicholas Ghesquière, and Alber Elbaz. But I had to go with Alber. But now I kind of wish I went with Balenciaga...
umberg umberg 9 years
wang was great, karl lagerfeld made me cry with his chanel ss08, balenciaga was incredible but overhyped, cavalli can be tacky LANVIN WINS!!!
virgotrini virgotrini 9 years
alexander wang clothing is a bit more realistic, the others though "major" are not really for "normal people"
Tullia Tullia 9 years
Stella McCartney forever
Toasteh Toasteh 9 years
Roberto Cavalli!
fashionhore fashionhore 9 years
I am really in love with Alexander Wang this year. I have just discovered him, and his clothes are wearable and so gorgeous!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
My heart will always be with Chanel ;)
nati nati 9 years
Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga, love his collection!
Lizzard214 Lizzard214 9 years
Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga -- simply for the blazers. I still want the blue one w/white trim.
Lala77 Lala77 9 years
Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga
Rabbit88 Rabbit88 9 years
really not much of a cavalli fan.
OliveBlack OliveBlack 9 years
I chose Nicolas because I thought his A/W collection for Balenciaga was probably the most influential of the season. Definitely not my personal favourite though- of the big designers, I would have chosen Miuccia Prada.
TASTEthiss TASTEthiss 9 years
i love cavalli..
Le_silla Le_silla 9 years
Nicolas for balengiaca he stands above his line was so good
Pepper Pepper 9 years
Nicolas Ghesquière for Balenciaga
anned anned 9 years
I picked Lanvin...the poll is so close, they are all Fab! but Marc Jacobs??
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Alexander Wang he's designs are more wearble; although Cavalli's H&M collection was amazing.
Winett Winett 9 years
the balenciaga guy is just great but Karl and Chanel are classics
lovelymiss6 lovelymiss6 9 years
That Cavalli dress is major!
pickle pickle 9 years
Balenciaga for me!
foxie foxie 9 years
Here we are with the dead animal pelts again... none of the above. I didn't realize it was actually still cool to wear fur unless you were some half-dead botoxed fatass with too much lipstick on your teeth.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Rather not choose out of these...
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
Roberto Cavalli!
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