(Clockwise from top left) Cheska Garcia in sheer lace, Jinkee Pacquiao in diamond dangling earrings, Carla Abellana in heavy prints, and Elmo Magalona in gray jacket. These are just some of the fashion trends that celebrities rocked this year.

Photo: All photos by Noel Orsal

All year round we've seen our favorite celebrities out and about in showbiz events, corporate functions, and other public gatherings.

And we've spotted some of them sporting the most fashionable trends of the year.

Which fashion trend did they pick up most often? Here's our list:

FLARED BOTTOMS. Fashion in 2011 banked on the revival of the 1970's look, particularly the flared pants.

Among its many types—the bell bottoms, elephant bells, balloon pants, and the boot-cut type, which were all popular in the '70s—the wide-leg trousers and palazzo pants emerged as the year's bigger hits.

Paired with virtually any kind of top that girls love to tuck in the waist and secure with a braided belt, platform heels, and eye-catching accessories, our own local beauties channeled the decade's fun disco vibe.

SPOTTED PICKING UP THIS TREND: Bianca Gonzalez in several episodes of the now defunct TV show SNN Showbiz News Ngayon; Jodi Sta. Maria at the press conference for 100 Days To Heaven in May; and Vice Ganda at the movie premiere of Bulong in February.

SHEER FABRIC. Celebrity fashionistas went all out this year with lace, tulle, chiffon, and other flimsy fabric.

Without having to go totally bare, girls embraced the sexy look, while keeping things elegant at the same time.

From soft shirts to feeble skirts, to full-blown dresses and red-carpet gowns, sheer fabric was seen on almost everyone.

This trend channels the more feminine side of 2011 fashion, compared to the androgynous twist of the wide-leg bottoms.

And if the runways of the Spring/Summer 2012 Fashion Week say anything, then this trend will continue at least until early next year.

SPOTTED PICKING UP THIS TREND: Sarah Geronimo at her press conference in January; Cheska Garcia-Kramer at the US Girls presscon in February; and Tweetie de Leon at the first Philippine Fashion Ball in August.

PRINTS GALORE. Again channeling the 1970's, some of our favorite celebs took the hippie route with its abundant choices of cool graphics.

Animal prints—leopard, tiger, zebra, and whatnot—topped the list as the default representation of fun, fearless fashion.