the most unforgettable outfits of the year

seriously, we can't stop thinking about them

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Google's most-searched fashion term this year might have been normcore, but that doesn't mean that we abandoned glamour altogether. From Solange's Kenzo caped wedding dress to the sky-blue Prada gown Lupita Nyong'o wore to the Academy Awards, 2014 has proved that although we are indeed moving towards more simplified, streamlined fashions in some ways, we're doing so in more stylized ways than ever before. Also worth noting is how stars have gravitated toward the illusion of showing skin, choosing to wear dresses with sheer panels and lace. Click through the gallery to see our favorite 25 looks from the year.