Bing's most searched fashion designers of 2013

By Maureen O'Hare of MSN News | Rex Features
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What designers were people searching for in 2013?

The designers topping Bing searches around the world this year. See gallery

We scoured the Bing results for 12 different countries to find out what the world's favorite designers were, and discovered that every single country had a different number one. After all, fashion is about standing out from the crowd. But who was crazy for Chanel and mad about Marc Jacobs? Read on to find out...

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Australia's most searched designers of 2013

Australia's most searched designers of 2013

Marc Jacobs stepped down as creative director of Louis Vuitton in October. The news may have piqued interest in Australia, where Vuitton made the number one spot.

  1. Louis Vuitton (pictured - S/S 2014 show at Paris Fashion Week)
  2. Michael Kors
  3. Gucci
  4. Prada
  5. Ralph Lauren
  6. Collette Dinnigan
  7. Marc Jacobs
  8. Hermes
  9. Steve Madden
  10. Alex Perry
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Brazil's most searched designers of 2013

Brazil's most searched designers of 2013

Marc Jacobs' own label made it to the top spot in Brazil.

  1. Marc Jacobs (pictured, A/W 2013 show at New York Fashion Week)
  2. Nike
  3. SPFW (São Paulo Fashion Week)
  4. Victoria's Secret
  5. Minas Trend
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Canada's most searched designers of 2013

Canada's most searched designers of 2013

Michael Kors (second from right) is a household name after appearing as a judge on 10 seasons of Project Runway. Leaving the show in 2012 hasn't dented his popularity in Canada, where he still made it to the number one spot.

  1. Michael  Kors
  2. Louis Vuitton
  3. Ralph Lauren
  4. Gucci
  5. Tory Burch
  6. Steve Madden
  7. Kate Spade
  8. Rachel Zoe
  9. Burberry
  10. Chanel
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China's most searched designers of 2013

China's most searched designers of 2013

Under the stewardship of Karl Lagerfeld, French fashion house Chanel has consitent momentum.

  1. Chanel (pictured - Cara Delevingne on the catwalk for Chanel at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week in January)
  2. Gucci
  3. Giorgio Armani
  4. Louis Vuitton
  5. Givenchy
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France's most searched designers of 2013

France's most searched designers of 2013

Dolce & Gabbana hit headlines in June 2013 when they were convicted of tax evasion and sentenced to jail for one year and eight months. They had been accused of not declaring taxes on royalties of about $1.4 million.

  1. Dolce & Gabbana (pictured: A/W 2013 collection)
  2. Lanvin
  3. Lacoste
  4. Ralph Lauren
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Germany's most searched designers of 2013

Germany's most searched designers of 2013

Germany enjoys the classic American stylings of New York designer Tommy Hilfiger.

  1. Tommy Hilfiger (pictured in October 2013 with his wife Dee)
  2. Chanel
  3. Versace
  4. Calvin Klein
  5. Tom Ford
  6. Ralph Lauren
  7. Prada
  8. Valentino
  9. Vera Wang
  10. Louis Vuitton
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India's most searched designers of 2013

India's most searched designers of 2013

Prada celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2013 and is still a major global design force.

  1. Prada (SS 2014 collection pictured)
  2. Gucci
  3. Manish Malhotra
  4. Louis Vuitton
  5. Tommy Hilfiger
  6. Michael Kors
  7. Ritu Kumar
  8. Ralph Lauren
  9. Calvin Klein
  10. Jimmy Choo
     
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Italy's most searched designers of 2013

Italy's most searched designers of 2013

Italy's own Valentino was a favourite on the red carpet this year, with Zoe Saldana (left), Nicole Kidman (centre) and Anne Hathaway (right) all stepping out in the fashion house's dresses.

  1. Valentino
  2. Missoni
  3. Gucci
  4. Bulgari
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Japan's most searched designers of 2013

Japan's most searched designers of 2013

American fashion designer Anna Sui is a firm favourite in Japan, who are sure to love her new line of Minnie Mouse-themed make-up.

  1. Anna Sui (pictured, Anna Sui looks at NY Fashion Week, February 2013)
  2. Kate Spade
  3. Marc Jacobs
  4. Paul Smith
  5. Vivienne Westwood
  6. Ralph Lauren
  7. Jurgen Lehl
  8. Tommy Hilfiger
  9. Hanae Mori
  10. Calvin Klein
     
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Spain's most searched designers of 2013

Spain's most searched designers of 2013

Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan-American fashion designer known for dressing First Ladies from Jacqueline Onassis to Michelle Obama.

  1. Carolina Herrera (pictured, right)
  2. Tommy Hilfiger
  3. Louis Vuitton
  4. Chanel
  5. Gucci
  6. Michael Kors
  7. Prada
  8. Coach
  9. Ralph Lauren
  10. Adolfo Dominguez
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UK's most searched designers of 2013

UK's most searched designers of 2013

French fashion house topped the charts in the UK, with Burberry being the highest-ranking home-grown designer in 2013.

  1. Hermes (pictured S/S 2014 collection)
  2. Ralph Lauren
  3. Gucci
  4. Burberry
  5. Victoria Beckham
  6. Vivienne Westwood
  7. Michael Kors
  8. Chanel
  9. Hugo Boss
  10. Paul Smith
     
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USA's most searched designers of 2013

USA's most searched designers of 2013

British designer Victoria Beckham has successfully made the transition from pop star and footballer's wife to being one of the fashion industry's leading lights.

  1. Victoria Beckham
  2. Michael Kors
  3. Ralph Lauren
  4. Chanel
  5. Kimora Lee Simmons
  6. Gucci
  7. Tory Burch
  8. Kate Spade
  9. Steve Madden
  10. Louis Vuitton