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Top 10 style icons of the last century revealed

Cara Delevinge

A new poll has revealed Cara Delevinge has outranked Marilyn Monroe as the top ‘style icon’ of the last century.

The top ten-list, which pushed the movie star into second place, polled 1,000 Brits aged between 18 and 65 on their top three beauties.

Those polled were also asked what they considered the most striking features of the celebrities they had chosen. Delevinge, famed for her famous brows, naturally romped home in the number one position.

The poll, run by cosmetics brand NKDb found that 66 per cent of those questioned said makeup helped celebrities – and everyone else – “stand out from the crowd, with 48 per cent saying make-up “enhanced their natural beauty”.

NKDb co-founder Marco Robinson told The Mirror: “It’s great to see a mixture of current celebrities and icons from decades gone by in the top 10, proving that women find inspiration from numerous avenues.”

Lisa Dodds, also a co-founder of the cosmetics company said: “It’s fascinating to see from the results of our latest survey which beauty looks from the past century the British public deem to be the most memorable and iconic.

“All the looks highlighted have a unique twist to them which has meant that they remain front of mind with the British public.”

1 Taking out the top spot, model/actress Cara Delevinge

2 In second place, movie star, Marilyn Monroe.

3 Reality television star, Kim Kardashian takes out third position.

4 Classic beauty, Audrey Hepburn in fourth place.

5 Model Twiggy ranks fifth.

6 Iconic beauty, Elizabeth Taylor.

7 Kylie Jenner in seventh place.

8 American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, Dita von Tesse.

9 Pop powerhouse and fashion designer, Gwen Stefani.

10 Singing superstar, Adele takes out the tenth spot.

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