“I remember the name Grace Kelly coming up,” says Oribe, who spent an hour styling JENNIFER LOPEZ‘S locks. “With her ball gown,” he says, “Jennifer needed an elegant updo.”
“You have to blow-dry with a round brush first,” says Laurent D., who coiffed JOAN ALLEN. “It adds lift at the roots.”
The two to three hours Nikki Young took to do her hair was worthwhile, says ANGELA BASSETT. “It was classic.”
“We were going for dramatic but playful,” says Roz Music of the “sophisticated” look she gave PATRICIA ARQUETTE.
Her Evita-inspired hair-style “is something for special occasions,” said MADONNA, showing her refined side.
With 20 bobby pins and a little volumizer, MENA SUVARI’s wish to look “very mature and feminine at the same time” came true, says stylist David Gardner.
Inspired by “a gorgeous bouquet of flowers in her house,” Oscar James plucked an orchid to pin in TYRA BANKS‘s coiffure.
Using so much hair spray that he “broke another hole in the ozone,” Richard Marin put a French twist on LISA KUDROW.
“It was all about exposing her face and accentuating her neckline,” says John Barrett, who styled MINNIE DRIVER.
“I pretty much feel like Cinderella!” said CATHERINE ZETA-JONES, who was done up by Robert Steinken.
Though she had short hair at the time, CATE BLANCHETT faked it with a hairpiece stylist Danilo says he “mounted with a necklace that Cate really liked.”
To set off QUEEN LATIFAH‘s “sparkly dress and jewelry from Harry Winston,” Julie Taylor went with “something simple”—pin curls atop a French roll.