Only one woman is named “best actress” during the Academy Awards. But as they walk down the red carpet, top stars and ingenues alike have an equal chance to make their marks on the fashion world. That’s why the real competition on Oscar night isn’t over a little gold man, but over securing the perfect diamond-encrusted necklace to show off that breathtaking gown. The stars of that strenuous race are Hollywood’s hottest fashion stylists, the people celebrities turn to when every clasp and clutch has to be just so. Here, a comprehensive roundup of the stylists celebrities have on speed dial.
Annie Jagger Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Ashlee Simpson, Natasha Bedingfield, Emmy Rossum Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: Jane, In Style, Premiere My Style Is: Christian Louboutin black patent tuxedo shoes, Stella McCartney grey zipper jeans, Zac Posen fuchsia bow blouse, black Mike & Chris bomber jacket, black knit beret. Star Tip: Know your body type and your color palette and pick clothes that complement those.
Annie Spong Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Annette Bening, Claire Danes, Hilary Duff, Jessica Biel, Julianne Moore, Katie Holmes, Salma Hayek Advertising Clients: Gap, Levi’s, Nike, Hanes, Reebok, Nordstrom, Target, Lee Jeans, Macy’s Editorial: Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Vogue, Seventeen, Paper My Style Is: Classic, elegant, chic. Star Tip: Women look better in less complicated fashion. Patterns can be tricky. Buy things that you are comfortable wearing right away. If you’d wear it out of the store, it’s a winner.
Arianne Phillips Contact: Bianca Blyth at Beauty and Photo, 323-549-3100 Celeb Clients: Madonna. Films include Walk The Line; One Hour Photo; Girl, Interrupted; The People vs. Larry Flynt Advertising Clients: Changes from season to season Editorial: Italian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Russian Vogue, Numero My Style Is: Unapologetic, irreverent, modern, vintage, urban eclectic. Star Tip: Be yourself. Blair Levin Contact: Artists by Timothy Priano, 323-782-0021 Celeb Clients: Mariah Carey, Kristin Cavallari, Paris Hilton Advertising Clients: Martini Bacardi Editorial: In Style, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Los Angeles Confidential, Elle, Flaunt My Style Is: Classic, yet natural, jeans and a T-shirt. Easy, simple clothes. A balance between style and personality. Star Tip: Dress for your body. When given the choice, go classic over trendy. One great piece is better than five just-OK pieces.
Britt Bardo Contact: Magnet LA, 323-463-0100 Celeb Clients: Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz, Eva Mendes, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: Harper’s Bazaar, In Style, Angeleno, C Magazine, Flair, Glamour My Style Is: Effortless with an emphasis on fun, bold and amazing accessories. Star Tip: Know and choose silhouettes that suit your body shape. Use proper undergarments. There’s nothing worse than visible panty lines or the wrong type or color of bra.
Cate Adair Contact: Montana Artists and Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Costume designer for Desperate Housewives Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: N/A My Style Is: Rich texture and color combined with a bit of whimsy and vintage elegance. Star Tip: Love your accessories. Accentuate your assets. Mix and match around statement pieces. Have fun with your style. Don’t take it too seriously.
Cher Coulter Contact: Brianne McWilliam and Brooke Wall/The Wall Group, 212-352-0777 Celeb Clients: Kate Bosworth, Robin Wright Penn, Emily Mortimer, Orlando Bloom, Jared Leto, Sienna Guillory Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: i-D My Style Is: Effortless, cool and sexy. Fashion and trends are one thing, but individuality is a treasure. Star Tip: Tailoring is my secret weapon. It’s worth spending the extra amount. When your clothes fit perfectly it’s easy to feel confident.
Dana Marasca Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Emily Proctor, Tatjana Patitz, John Stamos Advertising Clients: American Express, Puma, Skyy Vodka, Martini & Rossi Editorial: Los Angeles Magazine, Angeleno, Arena, British Cosmopolitan My Style Is: Classic tailoring with an edge. I love to throw a twist into the mix, something unexpected. Something vintage. Something original. Star Tip: Know your body. Take off one accessory. Daniel Caudill Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Jessica Alba, Elijah Wood, Audioslave Advertising Clients: Arden B., Old Navy Editorial: In Style, Premiere, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair My Style Is: Jeans and a T-shirt. Star Tip: Avoid following trends. Look for classic tailored looks that you’re comfortable wearing. And “classic” does not mean “conservative.”
Danny Flynn Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Demi Moore, Eva Longoria, Janet Jackson, Pamela Anderson Advertising Clients: Almay, Neutrogena, Paul Mitchell, Levi’s Editorial: British Vogue, Rolling Stone, Nylon, Interview, In Style My Style Is: I like to mix it up. Vintage and designer pieces. I’m always on the lookout for quirky accessories that I can throw in the mix. Star Tip: Confidence! With that and a pair of Spanx, you can pull off anything!
Dawn Boonyachilito Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Lionel Richie, Jaclyn Smith, Eminem Advertising Clients: Marshalls, Kmart, Talbots, Shady Ltd. Editorial: N/A My Style Is: Bohemian chic with clean, simple elements. Confident and sexy with a dash of street. Star Tip: Own the look. The hottest dress from the hottest designer can look horrible if you don’t feel like yourself. Clothing should enhance one’s personality, not make one unrecognizable. Deborah Waknin Contact: Kate Stirling and Brooke Wall/The Wall Group, 310-276-0777 Celeb Clients: Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Eva Mendes, Brittany Murphy Advertising Client: Versace Editorial: Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Interview My Style Is: Practical elegance mixed with a sporty, clean twist. Star Tip: Organize your closet—it makes dressing quick and easy. Whatever you decide, even if it’s out of the ordinary, wear it with conviction.
Eddie Schachnow Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet, Will Ferrell, Tom Hanks Advertising Clients: Old Navy, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Levi’s, Gap Editorial: Arena, Esquire, GQ, In Style, Vanity Fair My Style Is: I like to mix new pieces and vintage pieces together to create a look that’s both current and timeless. Star Tip: Dress yourself according to your body type—not the latest trends—and you’ll look and feel confident.
Elizabeth Meredith Contact: Fred Segal Beauty, 310-550-1800 Celeb Clients: Jennifer Lopez, Melissa Etheridge, Rosario Dawson Advertising Clients: Nike, J.C. Penney Editorial: Details, In Touch, Maxim, W My Style Is: Very classic, chic and sexy. It’s always age-appropriate, and I like to keep it clean but with a sense of edge. Star Tip: Be age-appropriate; you can still look hot and sexy. Have a great pair of shoes and great handbags. Have your clothes tailored so they look like they were specially made for you.
Estee Stanley & Cristina Ehrlich Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Penélope Cruz, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Advertising Clients: Maybelline, Verizon, Honda, Warner Bros. Editorial: In Style, People, Life, Esquire Our Style Is: Classic, chic with strong European influence. Star Tip: Stay focused on great pieces that you can work into different looks, whether it’s a great trench that works with trousers for day or can be worn over a cocktail dress for night.
Evet Sanchez Contact: Kate Stirling and Brooke Wall/ The Wall Group, 310-276-0777 Celeb Clients: Leonardo DiCaprio, Vin Diesel, Adrien Brody, Joseph Cross, Ryan Reynolds, Gisele Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: In Style, GQ, Arena, Elle My Style Is: Hippie-chic, vintage and one-of-a-kind. Star Tip: Borrow treasures from other cultures. A poncho from Peru, a leather bag from Mexico or bangles from India can enhance individuality and separate you from everyone else.
Gemina Aboitiz Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Ashley Judd, Beyoncé Knowles, Diane Keaton Advertising Clients: L’Oréal, Almay, Garnier Editorial: In Style, Vanity Fair, More My Style Is: Just the right thing. Star Tip: Define your own inner style.
GK Reid Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé Knowles, Mary J. Blige, Nelly Furtado, Mariah Carey Advertising Clients: L’Oréal, De Beers, Shiseido, Rock & Republic Editorial: Harper’s Bazaar, i-D, Vibe My Style Is: To create iconic visual expressions of my client’s personality and artistic vision. Star Tip: Don’t let criticism curb your personality or visual exploration. Unless looking pretty is all you’re about, let your creativity, intellect and strengths show through. Heidi Meek Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria, Mariska Hargitay Advertising Clients: Microsoft, Sony Editorial: Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair My Style Is: Simple, sophisticated, fashion-forward. Star Tip: Take time out to recharge and get revitalized—whether it’s a mani-pedi or just 10 minutes of solitude in the bathtub! Putting yourself into your schedule will result in a more confident woman. That’s one of the best accessories for any outfit.
Janine Israel Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Amber Tamblyn, Nelly Furtado, Shirley Manson, The Donnas Advertising Clients: Visa, SoBe, Remy Martin, Saturn, Cingular Editorial: Vanity Fair, In Style, Domino My Style Is: My personal style is a white tank top, jeans and cashmere sweaters. I get to play dress-up all the time with other people, so I keep my style simple. Star Tip: Treat yourself right. If you feel good, then you’ll look good. Simple, clean lines work every time. Jeanne Yang Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Client: Katie Holmes Advertising Client: Hugo Boss Editorial: Vanity Fair, GQ, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Details My Style Is: I want my clients to look like them but better. I want people to ask them if they lost weight or had a haircut—not drastically different. For myself, I’m classic with a twist. Star Tip: Don’t worry about trends too much. Skinny jeans may be hot, but if they don’t flatter your body, they’re not hot for you.
Jennifer Rade Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Client: Angelina Jolie Advertising Clients: Shiseido, St. John, Target Editorial: Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire My Style Is: Slightly funky classic with a little “I don’t care.” Jeans, tank tops, cashmere and wearable shoes are staples. Star Tip: Accept your body. Trends come and go. Real style is about interpreting fashion in your own way. It’s not about how much you spend. It’s about how you put it together. Jessica Paster Contact: Magnet LA, 323-463-0100 Celeb Clients: Diane Lane, Thandie Newton, Kate Bosworth, Cate Blanchett, Naomi Watts Advertising Clients: Revlon, Diet Coke, Sears, Cingular, Lancôme Editorial: Vogue (U.K., Spain, Mexico), Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair My Style Is: Classic with a bit of an edge. My style is eclectic, and I tend toward pretty and sexy. Star Tip: It doesn’t matter if you’re a size 14 or a size 2, confidence is one of the most important things that a woman can have. You can’t err with always wearing simple.
Jewels Contact: Kate Stirling and Brooke Wall/The Wall Group, 310-276-0777 Celeb Clients: Alison Lohman, Alexis Bledel, Jesse Bradford, James Franco Advertising Client: Guess Editorial: V Magazine, Italian Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Interview My Style Is: Classic, timeless, simple—less is more. Star Tip: Know your body, be true to yourself and splurge on the shoes and the bag! Jill Swid Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Client: Michelle Monaghan Advertising Clients: Hanes, Levi’s, Estée Lauder, Revlon, Marshall Fields Editorial: Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, Vanity Fair, New York Times Magazine My Style Is: Simple, youthful and chic, juxtaposed with an edge. Star Tip: Embrace your body. Everything should be tailored, from bargain finds to couture. If it fits well, it will look great.
Joey Tierney Contact: Fred Segal Beauty, 310-550-1800 Celeb Clients: Tour stylist for Gwen Stefani, Juliette Lewis and the Licks, Korn, Britney Spears, Daryl Hannah, Pussycat Dolls Advertising Client: Smashbox Cosmetics Editorial: Angeleno, British Cosmopolitan, FHM, Hollywood Life, In Style, People, Playboy, Urb, OK Magazine My Style Is: Sophisticated and eclectic. Star Tip: Just be comfortable.
Julie Weiss Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Britney Spears, Gabrielle Union, Terrence Howard Advertising Clients: Pontiac, Target, Renault Editorial: Hollywood Life, In Style, Maxim, People, Flaunt, Seventeen My Style Is: Fashion- forward without being over the top. Star Tip: To look your best, you have to feel your best when you look in the mirror. Everyone has a different body type and idea about fashion, so choose clothes that fit accordingly. Then enhance basics with current trends to feel complete.
Kecia Clark Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Carmen Electra, Evangeline Lilly, Jamie-Lynn DiScala Advertising Clients: Trina Turk, Nike, Easy Spirit, Target Editorial: Domino, Glamour, CosmoGirl! My Style Is: Casual glamour—simple lines, classic styles and lots of color, adding unique elements and accessories to make it my own. Star Tip: Highlight the assets. Great legs? Show them off in skirts. Beautiful skin tone—wear complementary colors. Take the time to find styles and shapes that work best for you.
Lauren Ehrenfeld Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Charlize Theron, Jennifer Aniston, Isabella Rossellini Advertising Clients: Nautica, Banana Republic, Clinique, Clairol, CoverGirl Editorial: Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ My Style Is: Classic modern with a twist. I love to layer textures. I seldom follow trends. Star Tip: Wear what looks good on you. Not everyone can pull off everything that a designer features. Take inspiration from what’s happening in fashion and personalize it.
Lauren Kolodny Contact: Artists by Timothy Priano, 323-782-0021 Celeb Clients: Faith Ford, Kristen Bell, Emma Roberts Advertising Clients: Victoria’s Secret, Sony, Danskin Editorial: Elle, Vanity Fair, Interview, Jane My Style Is: A pair of jeans with a flowy hippy top, comfortable shoes and jewelry. I’ll wear anything that’s unusual or eclectic in its texture, fabric or style. Star Tip: Accessorize! Switch it up with your handbags, jewelry, shoes, belts, sunglasses, scarves and hats. You can never have too many!
Laury Smith Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Usher, Paris Hilton, Mischa Barton, Dita Von Teese Advertising Clients: Levi’s, Mulberry, Carl’s Junior, Marks & Spencer Editorial: Arena, Flaunt, Surface My Style Is: Oversized and layered, mixing the feminine with the masculine. I enjoy layering pieces that probably wouldn’t or shouldn’t be seen together. There are no rules for over-accessorizing. Star Tip: Exude confidence. And never question yourself.
Lee Harris Contact: Bardeen Agency, 323-655-9000 Celeb Clients: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: N/A My Style Is: Dior Homme cords and jeans, Hanes T-shirts and Chuck Taylor low-tops. Star Tip: Establish a relationship with a salesperson at a department store and ask her to notify you of sales and promotions. Then use that sale season opportunity to stock up on quality, timeless pieces that will last. Don’t buy into trends and always dress age appropriately. Lisa Michelle Boyd Contact: Brianne McWilliam and Brooke Wall/The Wall Group, 212-352-0777 Celeb Clients: Charlize Theron, Hilary Swank, Rosario Dawson Advertising Client: Dior Editorial: Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, In Style My Style Is: Bombshell Hollywood with a dose of European chic. Star Tip: There’s truth to the old cliché “diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” They work everywhere from the red carpet on Oscar night to a fabulous breakfast in bed. Invest in yourself. Marni Senofonte Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Sean Combs, Lauryn Hill, Christina Milian, Trudie Styler Advertising Clients: Estée Lauder, Enyce Editorial: Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Elle, In Style, Trace, Nylon, Essence My Style Is: Bardot/Mahogony/Scranton Prep—absolutely no black! Star Tip: Wear a symbol of your personality somewhere in your outfit.
Maryam Malakpour Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Courteney Cox, Keith Richards, Larry Clark Advertising Clients: Levi’s, CNC by Costume National, Nine West, La Perla Editorial: Interview, V Man, French Vogue My Style Is: Simple and chic with a personal rock ’n’ roll touch. I like style that never dies. Star Tip: Go for quality rather than quantity. When choosing what to buy, go for classics and give it a twist with shoes and accessories. Matt Goldman Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Kelis, Nas, Aly & AJ, AFI, Mario, Jackson Browne, Dave Stewart, Annie Lennox Advertising Clients: Nike, Sony Editorial: Rolling Stone, Nylon, Spin My Style Is: Sleek lines and forward thinking. Star Tip: Know your body. Make your edits, but never be afraid to try something new. And remember: A great tailor is a woman’s greatest weapon. Melissa Laskin Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Client: Keith Urban Advertising Clients: Graham Webb, HBO, Adidas, Sprite, Sony, K-Swiss, Mattel, Nestlé, Nike, Mazda, Joico, Sebastian, Hard Candy Editorial: Elle, Surface, W, German Vogue, In Style, Glamour My Style Is: Simple. I pick only key pieces that are going to work for more than one season. Star Tip: Dress to fit your body. Don’t just buy pieces because they’re in style. Pick out pieces of a look or trend but don’t copy it. Have it work for your body type.
Michael Angel Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Kylie Minogue, Linda Evangelista, Lisa Marie Presley Advertising Clients: Motorola, BMW, Mattel, Fashion Rocks, L’Oréal, Wella, Maybelline Editorial: Cosmopolitan, Elle, Paper, Rolling Stone, Surface My Style Is: Modern, progressive, distinct. A little deviant, strong and, above all, finished. Star Tip: Always remember who you are and your body type and wear things that will complement both. Also, a little Chanel never hurts!
Misha Rudolph & Nra Suwannath Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Will Smith, Usher, Brandy, Julie Delpy Advertising Clients: Nike Women, Union Bay, Adidas, Joie Editorial: Complex, Ebony, People, Us, Paper Our Style Is: A combination of vintage and contemporary favorites that emphasize individuality, effortlessness and unique but stylish elegance. Star Tip: Know your body and its limitations. Watch trends, but never fall victim to them. Negar Ali Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Monet Mazur, Brittany Murphy, Patrick Dempsey, Tom Hanks, Sean Lennon Advertising Clients: Volkswagen, Levi’s Editorial: Vanity Fair, In Style, Teen Vogue, i-D My Style Is: While I understand the power of trends, I’m drawn to more timeless pieces that are slightly off-center. In the fall, I love layering; in the summer, I love to throw on a vintage dress or a great Missoni piece. Star Tip: Personal style and confidence always trump the latest trend.
Neil Rodgers Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Beyoncé, Keira Knightley, Christina Ricci, Robbie Williams, Adam Brody Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: Vanity Fair, Arena, British Elle, GQ, V Magazine My Style Is: Simple, understated, chic, but sexy. Star Tip: Be honest with yourself. Create a style that suits you and maintain and develop this instead of following trends. Nicole Chavez Contact: Fred Segal Beauty, 310-550-1800 Celeb Clients: Rachel Bilson, Melinda Clark, Mischa Barton, Jaime Pressly, Jessica Capshaw, Tori Spelling Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: Spin, Hollywood Life, People, In Touch, Six Degrees My Style Is: Classic and pretty. Star Tip: Accessorize. You can make any outfit look spectacular by adding the right accessories.
Nikki Sargent Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Carmen Electra, Tiger Woods, Michelle Monaghan, Marcia Cross, Eric Bana Advertising Clients: Nike, Target, Nautica, Billabong, Kohl’s, Sony Editorial: In Style, Australian Elle, Australian Vogue, British Glamour My Style Is: Eclectic. How I dress depends on my mood. Star Tip: Be confident in who you are and what you like, find what suits your body and personality. The most inspiring, beautiful women are those who are comfortable in their own skin. Paula Bradley Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Kelis, Aly & AJ Advertising Client: Bebe Editorial: N/A My Style Is: My style is definitely mine. Fashion-forward, but more woman than girl. Always a touch of rock ’n’ roll elegance. No respect for trend authority. Star Tip: Be yourself. Be an individual. Have fun, and always dress for you.
Pauline Leonard Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Andie MacDowell, Christie Brinkley, Ming-Na Wen Advertising Clients: Neiman Marcus, Target, Nike Editorial: Organic Style, Health, Shape My Style Is: Eclectic and influenced by diverse cultures. Star Tip: Spend your money on good haircuts and shoes. Penny Lovell Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Client: Ginnifer Goodwin Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: W, Men’s Health, Teen Vogue My Style Is: Complementing and enhancing the style of each client. Ultimately it should look effortless. Star Tip: Feel good in what you wear, have confidence in what you choose. If it doesn’t feel right, don’t wear it. Understand your body and work with it. Use a tailor. Well-fitting clothes always look more expensive.
Phillip Bloch Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Barbra Streisand, Beyoncé, Dianna Ross, Halle Berry, Kate Winslet, Lucy Liu, Nicole Kidman, Salma Hayek, Uma Thurman Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: In Style, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Us My Style Is: It changes from person to person, body to body, essence to essence. Star Tip: Red-carpet chic can be incorporated by everyone: I’m working on the Phillip Bloch clothing line, an affordably priced line with a chic feel and urban edge.
Rachel Zoe Contact: Magnet LA and Todd Shemarya Artists, 323-655-3757 Celeb Clients: Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Garner, Demi Moore, Salma Hayek Advertising Clients: Avon, L’Oréal, Jimmy Choo Editorial: Los Angeles Confidential, Details, Elle, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, W My Style Is: Relaxed glamour. Elements of the Sixties Mod movement in fashion to the Seventies. Star Tip: Work with your body, not against it. Interpret a style. Don’t copy it, because you’ll look like a fashion victim. Ricci DeMartino Contact: Cloutier Agency, 310-394-8813 Celeb Clients: Lisa Kudrow, Eva Longoria, Christina Ricci Advertising Clients: Gap, Pantene, Guess, Levi’s Editorial: In Style, GQ, Maxim, Angeleno My Style Is: Classic with a modern twist. Star Tip: Build a wardrobe of basic pieces that flatter you. Invest in the best quality you can afford. Then buy a few trendier pieces each season to spice up your wardrobe. Get the basics right and then have fun with the icing on the cake.
Robyn Goldberg Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Kurt Russell, Mandy Moore, Ashanti, Alexis Bledel Advertising Clients: Vans, Olay Editorial: In Style, Elle, People My Style Is: I’m a chameleon. I get dressed in the morning depending on my mood—preppy one day, grungy the next. But I always keep it simple. Star Tip: Stay current but true to your own style. Tweak your closet with a few key trend pieces each season. You have to feel comfortable in what you’re wearing to be confident.
Samantha McMillen Contact: Kate Stirling and Brooke Wall/The Wall Group, 310-276-0777 Celeb Clients: Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis, Ashley Judd, Evan Rachel Wood, Jodie Foster Advertising Clients: H. Stern, Estée Lauder Editorial: Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Rolling Stone, Details, In Style My Style Is: Classic. Eclectic. California chic. Star Tip: Don’t leave home feeling uncomfortable or you’ll be miserable all day. Wearing a beautiful matching bra and panty can make you feel confident and sexy.
Simone Harouche Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Client: Christina Aguilera Advertising Clients: Stephen Webster, Pepsi Editorial: Rolling Stone, In Style, British GQ, CosmoGirl! My Style Is: Streamlined and chic with a rock ’n’ roll edge. Star Tip: Looking your best is about confidence and attitude. In terms of fashion, start simple: Focus your wardrobe on classic pieces that never go out of style. Then use seasonal accessories to edge up your look.
Tara Swennen Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 310-481-4420 Celeb Clients: Michelle Rodriguez, Lindsay Lohan, Naomi Campbell Advertising Clients: Monique Lhuillier, PETA Editorial: Nylon, Movieline, Harper’s Bazaar, Entertainment Weekly, 944, Ocean Drive, Hollywood Life My Style Is: Edgy chic, a mixture of class and fun. Star Tip: Always have a good tailor—fit is everything. Also know what you like. If you feel beautiful, it will show.
Vincent Boucher Contact: Margaret Maldonado Agency, 323-556-3455 Celeb Clients: Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Hudson, Melania Trump Advertising Clients: Clairol, ABC, Bravo, Hyperion Editorial: In Style, Glamour, Marie Claire, Interview, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly My Style Is: Glamour with a modern edge. Star Tip: Keep the focus on you: Avoid too many accessories. Keep smiling: Fashion is supposed to be fun.
Vivienne Palmer Contact: Celestine Agency, 310-998-1977 Celeb Clients: Keira Knightley, Penélope Cruz, Brad Pitt, Jessica Simpson, Jewel, Sophie Marceau, k.d. lang, Emma Thompson Advertising Clients: Emanuel Ungaro, Mulberry, Ann Taylor, Hanro, Neiman Marcus, Tommy Hilfiger, Fossil, Karen Millen Editorial: British Elle, Vogue (Spain, Australia, Greece), Harper’s Bazaar (U.S., Russia), Glamour (U.S., German, France) My Style Is: Modern classic. Star Tip: Less is more.
Wendi + Nicole Contact: Kate Stirling and Brooke Wall/The Wall Group, 212-352-0777 Celeb Clients: Denise Richards, Diane Keaton, Ellen DeGeneres, Scarlett Johansson Advertising Clients: N/A Editorial: In Style, Glamour, Vanity Fair Our Style Is: Eclectic, fresh, versatile. Star Tip: Take some extra time to get dressed each morning, paying close attention to fit and details. If you’re going to splurge, do it on things that will stand the test of time, as trends fade with each season.
Zoe Joeright Contact: Artists by Timothy Priano, 323-782-0021 Celeb Clients: Emma Roberts, Eva Mendez, Hilary Duff, Kelly Clarkson, Nicolette Sheridan Advertising Clients: Dooney & Bourke, Neutrogena Editorial: Glamour, In Style, People, Vanity Fair My Style Is: Eclectic chic. I adore the feminine-yet-edgy look. Star Tip: Fit is most important. Invest in key items that suit your body. Focus on trends for accessories—the season’s best bags, shoes and jewelry create an up-to-date look.
Breaking News: @louisvuitton's men's artistic director @mrkimjones is leaving the French fashion house after nearly 7 years. Jones joined Louis Vuitton in 2011, following a three year tenure as creative director of British luxury goods brand Alfred Dunhill. Jones is to exit Louis Vuitton after showing his fall 2018 collection for the brand in Paris on Thursday. Read the full exclusive story on WWD.com. Link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
For men’s fall 2018, @giuseppezanotti drew on elements from streetwear, sport, biker, combat and rock ‘n’ roll. Pictured here are a pair of shoes from the collection, featuring zippers, rhinestones, and silver hardware. Head to WWD.com to see a roundup of the accessories from Milan’s men’s fall 2018 shows. #wwdfashion (📷: Andrea Delb)
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of @ralphlauren’s snowboarding collection, the brand is mining its archives. The iconic brand is reintroducing vintage styles and dropping new designs for a color capsule that will be available in Ralph Lauren stores and @openingceremony on January 25. The capsule will consist of 10 pieces, including the Snow Beach Pullover, pictured here, which is a collector’s item that rapper Raekwon wore in Wu-Tang Clan’s “Can It Be All So Simple” video. #wwdfashion (📷: Tom Gould)
For @rochasofficial’s pre-fall 2018 collection, creative director Alessandro Dell’Acqua channeled the sophisticated and intriguing Catherine Denevue in the film “Belle de Jour.” Polished collarless coats, midi skirts, suits and ’60s graphic motifs were all featured in the collection, adding a sense of discreet luxury. See the rest of the photos on WWD.com #wwdfashion
“We tried to produce clothing of that couture quality, but the most daunting part was that we only had a matter of days [to do it],” said costume designer Lou Eyrich, who recreated Gianni Versace’s iconic looks for @americancrimestoryfx. Eyrich searched online retailers and vintage shops for original pieces from the design house and for @penelopecruzoficial, who plays Donatella Versace. Head to WWD.com to read how she created the Versace world. #wwdfashion
Only three months after her stellar debut catwalk season, @kaiagerber has inked her first big design collaboration –– with @karllagerfeld. The collection blends Lagerfeld’s Parisian chic aesthetic and the model’s signature West Coast casual style via RTW, accessories, footwear and more. The #KarlLagerfeldxKaia collection will launch in September with a series of events. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
Harrods plans to remove the famous statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed from the bottom of the Egyptian escalators and hand it back to Mohamed Al-Fayed. “We are very proud to have played our role in celebrating the lives of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed at Harrods and to have welcomed people from around the world to visit the memorial for the past 20 years,” said Michael Ward, Harrods managing director. “With the announcement of the new official memorial statue to Diana, Princess of Wales at Kensington Palace, we feel that the time is right to return this memorial to Mr. Al Fayed and for the public to be invited to pay their respects at the palace.” More on the news, with reporting by @loreleimarfil, at WWD.com. #wwdnews