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2012 will forever be known as the year the fashion world—the entire world, actually—came under the spell of one Carly Rae Jepsen and her addictive single "Call Me Maybe." It is a scientifically proven fact that when this song plays, it becomes impossible not to stop what you're and perform a silly dance involving lots of pantomime phone-talking. Some of us prefer to do that in relative privacy: our apartments, our cars. Others unleash their inner Carly Rae at a bar or a club. And a select few have decided to share the moment with the entire internet. It's those generous souls we are honoring here today.
1. Abercrombie & Fitch: We probably should have seen this one coming. Shirtless Abercrombie & Fitch associates from around the world celebrate their washboard stomachs and the dawn of summer in this staggeringly abstastic rendition.
Vogue coverboy Ryan Lochte and the entire US Olympic Swimteam: We can't embed this video for you because NBC has it on lockdown, but we can tell you that this is the only Racked Awards nominee that involves someone doing the underwater robot dance. In a Speedo. Head here to watch it.
Rebecca Minkoff, blogger Leandra Medine of The Man Repeller, and model Hilary Rhoda: This fun-loving trio put their lip-dup together while getting ready for the CFDA Awards. Fun fact: The card shown around second 35 is part of a long running joke (or genius marketing tool) in which every Rebecca Minkoff Morning After Bag comes with a handwritten note with phone number from a mystery man named Vincent. The number actually redirects to the brand's answering machine, and the designer once told the New York Post that the extra something-something in her bags keeps the machine packed with messages from "angry husbands and hopeful girls."