03/01/2013 10:55 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 18:58 GMT

Celebrity Beach Bodies: Stars Escape For Winter Sun (PICS)

While most of us spent our Christmas and New Year in chilly ol' Blighty, many celebs packed their designer suitcases with their favourite swimwear and headed for sunnier climes.

From Simon Cowell and Rihanna in Barbados to Kate Moss and Naomi Watts St Barts, find out where the stars escaped to for some winter sun - and you might find some inspiration to stick to that New Year diet too...

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