Vanity Fair's International Best-Dressed Challenge Winner Nini Nguyen Shows Off Her Chic Closet

Find out how you can nab a spot on the mag's chic list

By Rosemary Brennan Mar 16, 2013 12:00 AMTags

Fashionistas far and wide wait with bated breath to see which A-listers top Vanity Fair's annual Best Dressed List. Previous honorees include the oh-so-fashionable Kate Middleton, Diane Kruger and Alicia Keys.

But style isn't just about Hollywood biggest stars—and this year VF is giving its readers a chance to shine. For the first time ever, the mag is calling on its fashionable fans to nominate themselves to appear on the chic list.

Nini Nguyen was just named this month's winner of the mag's International Best-Dressed Challenge and E! News chatted with the Dallas-based stylist, designer and blogger to talk her fave trends and style inspiration.

Nini gave us a peek at her enviable closet—Chanel! Prada!—and dished on items she designed herself. Hello, chic leather top!

"It is an honor to be included with such an elite list," Nini said. "I got an email from Vanity Fair and it said, 'You are the winner.' I didn't think it was real—I was shocked because I didn't expect to win this at all."

Nini, whose past clients include Rihanna, dishes that her dream client would be Angelina Jolie, and that she'd love to trade closets with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. "Fashion is just like a piece of art," she mused. "It is something that even if I don't like, you can be confident about it."

And now here's your chance to appear join this chic list! Submit photos of your fashionable self via Twitter, Instagram or Trendabl using the hashtag #vfbestdressed. Or visit and submit your pic right on the site. VF readers then vote for their favorites (maybe even you!). Each week, Vanity Fair editors will tally up the votes and name a winner—they'll also be naming a monthly winner—like Nini! The more pics you enter, the better your chances of being named best dressed—so get to it!

For more on Nini Nguyen's best-dressed style, watch E! News Friday at 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.