20s Having Fun
MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL, 25, & KIRSTEN DUNST, 20
GET DOLLED UP
Breaking out their prettiest Chanel party dresses, the actress pals shared a moment at the Golden Globe Awards in January.
HEIDI KLUM, 29
DARE TO BARE
When you look like Heidi, what’s to hide? “Sweet and sexy” is how stylist Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig describes this Versace worn to the American Music Awards.
CLAIRE DANES, 24
Finding her fashion wings in Christian Dior, the Igby Goes Down star caught Dior designer John Galliano’s spring collection in Paris last October.
JOY BRYANT, 28
If there’s ever a time to play around with fashion, it’s now. Bryant went urban camouflage at an L.A. play in November.
Bucking the flesh-flashing style of her peers, Witherspoon defies the decade in timeless styles like this Alberta Ferretti dress, worn to the L.A. Sweet Home Alabama premiere in September.
KATE HUDSON, 23
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days? Not if you look like this. Hudson captivated the crowd in Christian Dior at an L.A. film premiere in September.
KELLY ROWLAND, 22
PICK UP ON A TREND
Low-slung is for the toned and young. No tummy trouble for R&B singer Rowland, who demonstrated who should wear these pants at an L.A. party last February.
BRITTANY MURPHY, 25
Up for a good time, the Just Married star partied in a sheer top, short shorts and high-heeled boots at a PlayStation 2 event in L.A. last May.
30s Feeling Confident
JENNIFER LOPEZ, 33
MAKE AN ENTRANCE
Stately and regal in Vera Wang tulle, Lopez held court at the Maid in Manhattan premiere in New York City in December.
RENEE ZELLWEGER, 33
She means business! Before a Letterman appearance in January, Zellweger displayed her “consistently elegant style” in Versace, says the designer’s rep.
JENNIFER ANISTON, 34
ADAPT A TREND
Instead of baring all, she revealed only a sliver of midriff beneath a beaded Calypso top at a benefit in Beverly Hills in October.
NAOMI WATTS, 34
ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE
In Prada for a premiere, she “pulled off the plunging neckline and bared her nice arms,” says her stylist Jessica Paster.
NICOLE KIDMAN, 35
At an L.A. awards event in January, she wasn’t afraid to mix it up in a vintage top with a classic Yves Saint Laurent jacket and Diesel jeans.
Cameron Diaz, 30
Who says minis are only for teenagers? With legs like these, Diaz walked tall in Chanel couture at the Golden Globe Awards in January.
DIANE LANE, 38
“She has a fantastic figure and knows how to show it off appropriately,” says Narciso Rodriguez, who designed this blue-violet wool jersey dress.
HALLE BERRY, 36
GO FOR GLAM
The revealing and understated Armani worn to a benefit in L.A. last October was “very sophisticated and makes me feel glamorous,” says Berry.
40+ Knowing Yourself
OPRAH WINFREY, 49
MANAGE YOUR ASSETS
At an Oscar party she wore a Heidi Weisel gown, showcasing “her beautiful shoulders and gorgeous skin,” says the designer.
KIM CATTRALL, 46
GOT IT? FLAUNT IT
Playing to her considerable strengths, she worked the thigh-high slit and décolletage of an Armani gown at a New York City benefit in September.
Sheryl Crow, 41
Her teen years may be long behind her, but Crow broke out her Juicy jeans and YSL jacket for MTV’s VMA Awards in August, saying “I want to look like me.”
DIANE SAWYER, 57
Some women have a flair for choosing the perfect pieces from a designer’s line. Sawyer showed hers in Donna Karan at a post-Oscar bash.
MARG HELGENBERGER, 44
TAKE IT EASY
“She knows less is more,” stylist Deborah Waknin says of the CSI star, in an Azzedine Alaia sweater set and skirt in Hollywood.
MICHELLE PFEIFFER, 44
No wonder she’s an Armani fan. At the Toronto film festival, Pfeiffer embodied a “timeless elegance that is modern and sensual,” says the designer.
JULIANNE MOORE, 42
KEEP IT LUXE
From her rich russet hair to her strappy shoes, a Narciso Rodriguez-clad Moore indulged in fabulous details at an L.A. awards luncheon.
CANDICE BERGEN, 56
In a silk-wool-satin blend, her pink Armani suit was feminine but still businesslike for a New York City amfAR benefit.