As the year draws to a close, it's time to look back at some of the high-profile women who have shaped our buying decisions over the past 12 months. Global fashion search platform Lyst has named and ranked the most influential celebrities in fashion by monitoring spikes in demand and social media mentions generated by 50 global superstars during the course of 2018, by looking at search and sales response to some of their most talked-about outfits.
8. Blake Lively
Blake Lively is known for her sense of style, but this year she focused on tailoring – a nod to her suit-wearing character in A Simple Favour, directed by Paul Feig (who is also never not in a sharp three-piece suit). Her cream striped double-breasted two-piece by Ralph Lauren inspired over 4,000 searches for Ralph Lauren suits the following week.