By Rita Kokshanian
Updated Dec 31, 2014 @ 10:30 am
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When it comes to news, 2014 was a big year. From hair changes to babies to weddings (and everything in between), the year was full of major celeb stories, and InStyle was there to bring you all the breaking news. So what were the most popular articles of 2014? Read on for our top 10--and happy 2015!

1. Finally! See Lauren Conrad's Romantic Wedding Dress (top) No surprise here, LC and her gorgeous custom Badgley Mischka Couture wedding gown topped the list of InStyle's most read posts of the year.

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2. Emma Watson on Her Head-Turning Dior Gown with Trousers: "It Felt Original. It Felt a Bit Different." The red carpet star wowed us at this year's Golden Globes in a gorgeous Dior gown paired with cropped trousers. Luckily, Watson dished to InStyle on her memorable ensemble!

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3. It's Official: Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are Parents! As happy as we were for the new Mendes-Gosling bundle of joy, a daughter named Esmeralda Amada Gosling, we couldn't help but shed a tear over the fact that Ryan Gosling is officially off the market. Sigh.

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4. In Honor of Tonight's Sons of Anarchy Finale, Let's Take a Moment to Appreciate Charlie Hunnam SOA came to a close after seven glorious seasons, and we used the series finale as an opportunity to wax poetic about all that is Charlie Hunnam.

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5. Birthday Girl! Madonna's Daughter Lourdes Leon Rings in Her 18th Year The rising starlet turned the big 1-8 in 2014, and with each passing year has showed us that she is growing up to be a fashion icon just like her mom.

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6. Exclusive! Peek Inside Kourtney Kardashian's California Home The eldest Kardashian sister is known for her impeccable taste, which extends far beyond the reaches of her walk-in closet. We stepped inside her gorgeous abode to give you a taste of her decorating skills.

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7. Kate Middleton Flaunts Her Royal Baby Bump in a Sheer Peplum Top The extremely stylish Duchess Kate is proving just how fashion-forward she can be with baby no. 2, and her sheer peplum blouse paired with a flowing skirt is one of our favorite looks to date.

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8. Babylights: Everything You Need to Know About the Hottest New Hair Color Trend This natural-looking color trend has taken the world by storm, with celebs like Miranda Kerr fully embracing it. We give you a break down on just how to achieve babylights.

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9. Finally! See the Exquisite Wedding Dress Amal Alamuddin Wore to Marry George Clooney The new Mrs. Clooney looked beyond gorgeous on her wedding day in a French lace Oscar De La Renta gown with a floor-brushing train and hand-embroidered pearl and diamanté accents.

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10. Jennifer Aniston on Her Newly Dyed Brunette Locks: "It's Good to Be Back!" The actress stunned the beauty world when she momentarily ditched her signature long blond 'do for a brunette lob. Aniston gave us the inside scoop on what prompted her hairstyle switcheroo.