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.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Rutson has been tapped to Build New American Fashion Group. The parent of Joie, Equipment and Current/Elliott hired the merchant to rev up its brands and expand its portfolio into designer, beauty and lifestyle categories. Read more on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdfashion
Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)