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Hot 100: Trends for 2010

Author: Elle Canada

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Hot 100: Trends for 2010

Lagerfeld favourite
2009:
Brad Kroenig, male model, face of Le Chateau and constant Lagerfeld companion since 2006.
2010: Baptiste Giabiconi, who closed Chanel’s spring 2010 barnyard romp with Lara Stone and Freja Beha. Lagerfeld recently told WWD: “Baptiste is a boy version of Gisele: skinny, skinny but with an athletic body — good for clothes and great with no clothes.”

Cool kid designer
2009:
Alexander Wang. The Anna Wintour favourite is still going strong with a new line of footwear and T by Alexander Wang, a cotton collection.
2010: Haider Ackermann’s spring 2010 show proves his fall 2009 breakout performance was no fluke.

Most feared editor
2009:
Anna Wintour
2010: Anna Wintour. Did you see The September Issue? We’ll remember that for at least the next 12 months.

Sci-fi movie smash
2009:
Star Trek
2010: Avatar

Tearjerker literary movie adaptation
2009:
My Sister’s Keeper
2010: The Lovely Bones

Twilight darling
2009:
Kristen Stewart. Her maybe/maybe-not romance with Robert Pattinson made every headline — as did her hair, an homage to Joan Jett for her upcoming role in The Runaways.
2010: Bella who? Anna Kendrick, who plays Jessica in the tween smash, stars with George Clooney in Up in the Air.

Food trend
2009:
High-end sushi. Studies about mercury poisoning (and Jeremy Piven’s questionable Broadway excuse) put an end to that.
2010: High-end ramen. See David Chang, New York’s favourite chef.

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Hot 100: Trends for 2010