Best of 2009

PEOPLE'S 10 Best Dressed

Daring or demure, high fashion or hippie chic, each of these stars turned up the heat and set the fashion world ablaze this year

BEST SHORT DRESSES

Reese Witherspoon took a turn for the edgy and sexy this year, setting off her fabulous legs in shorter hemlines by Fendi and Rodarte. Her hairstylist Mark Townsend says of her 2009 transformation, "We got a Reese we haven't seen yet."