In 2009, we spent so much time putting together our retrospective of the last decade (click here for our "Best of the 2000s" series) that we almost forgot about all the memorable things that happened this year. Well, 2010 ain't here yet, so we're spending the last week looking back at all our favorite stuff, including albums, movies, video games, girls, sports moments, books, style trends, and websites. From Rosa Acosta to January Jones, there were a lot of sexy new women on the scene this year. How do they match up with all-time Complex wifeys like Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian? Look back on all our favorites with the Top 25 Hottest Girls of 2009 countdown...
#25: THE HIPSTER GRIFTER
Why We Loved Her In 2009: Kari Ferrell set the New York blogosphere on fire back in the Spring of '09 when a story broke about her scamming unsuspecting hipster guys out of thousands of dollars. The former Vice Magazine intern, who is now serving time in a Salt Lake City prison, reportedly seduced dirty Williamsburg trust fund babies with her elaborate tattoos (including one that says "I love beards") and pickup lines like "I want you to throw a hot dog down my hallway" and "I want to give you a hand job with my mouth." Is it too late to sign up for a conjugal visit? Because we're in love.
#24: TAYLOR SWIFT
Why We Loved Her In 2009: We'll admit we didn't know who the fuck Taylor Swift was at the beginning of '09—we turn the station whenever anything even resembling country music comes on. But this all-American (and by that we mean white bread to the max) girl crashed our Complex world this year by making a fairly funny viral video with T-Pain, doing a pretty decent job of hosting SNL, and of course, getting played out at the VMAs by our favorite Henny-swigging rapper. We've definitely got our eye on this P.Y.T. now, just don't ask us to listen to her music. Because it sucks. Sorry.
#23: NATURI NAUGHTON
Why We Loved Her In 2009: After getting kicked out of forgotten R&B group 3LW, we never expected to hear from this pint-sized cutie with the Kool-Aid smile again. So imagine our surprise when she got cast as Lil' Kim in the Biggie biopic Notorious. The movie was decent, but the highlight had to be Naturi's performance, which featured a healthy dose of nudity. We never knew she was hiding such glorious two's! Hopefully it's not the last time we see them.
#22: MILA KUNIS
Why We Loved Her In 2009: It's no secret that we want to be Macaulay Culkin, and one of the biggest reasons is his long-time wifey happens to be our dream girl. She's funny and stunning (those eyes!), holding it down in '09 on Family Guy and in Mike Judge's Extract. It wasn't her biggest year (hence her relatively low spot on the list), but she kept us hype for her 2010 action flick The Book Of Eli and Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan, where she has a sex scene with Natalie Portman. Is it too early to pr-order IMAX?
#21: SASHA GREY
Why We Loved Her In 2009: The hardcore porn world's leading intellectual crossed over in a major way this year, starring in Steven Soderberg's art flick The Girlfriend Experience. Yeah, the movie was boring as shit, but Sasha was actually a decent actress. We just hope she doesn't stop doing the other kind of acting now. You know, sex! Because she deserves an Oscar for that shit.
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