Rosie Huntington-Whiteley named top style icon for 2012

London: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has been voted as the top style icon for this year at the Elle Style Awards.

‘Mad Men’ actress Christina Hendricks and Sarah Burton, designer of the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, were also honoured during the ceremony at London’s Savoy Hotel.

‘Transformers’ star Huntington-Whiteley was presented with her award by Jerry Maguire star Cuba Gooding Jr, Sky News reported.

The 24-year-old actress, who is dating actor Jason Statham, was named the world’s sexiest woman in a magazine poll last year.

Meanwhile, fellow Burberry model Eddie Redmayne took the best actor award.

Burton, who won acclaim for her work on the royal wedding in April 2011, took the international designer of the year award, presented by supermodel Naomi Campbell.

Red-haired Hendricks, who plays feisty secretary Joan Holloway in hit US show ‘Mad Men’, was named best TV star.
The best actress award went to Oscar-nominated Michelle Williams, who was due to accept her award from Simon Curtis, her director for My Week With Marilyn’.