What: Jason Wu Jourdan bag (in black)
Why: “I love the silhouette, the long chain; it’s flat and thin—modern looking. The leather is good too— no logos all over the place.”
Kate Young is living the dream as both a stylist and a fashion designer. You’ve definitely seen her work on the red carpet where she’s put together A+ looks for Natalie Portman, Selma Blair, Hilary Swank (not to mention her editor stint at Vogue). This year Young debuted a line of kits for moms and children calledCardigan by Kate Young, in addition to her work with Jason Wu, Ann Taylor, and Target.
What: Leopard Pierre Hardy Backpack
Why: “I love the ease of a backpack, and this one is super chic. It is the perfect accessory for the upcoming shows and is so practical while running around town like a madman. Bonus: it’s leopard!! #rawr.”
You may have seen Logan Horne’s fabulous closet on The Coveteur (and drooled over his amazing shoe collection), but there’s way more to this amazing stylist than just his walk-in. From working at Nina Ricci under Olivier Theyskens to building Leighton Meester’s style, Horne’s impeccable eye has worked magic in the industry for years
Miu Miu Ankle Boots
Why: “My one fall must-have accessory would definitely have to be the Miu Miu ankle boots. The show was so beautiful—and I loved the surprising pairing of the ’40s dresses with the sparkly boots. Ideally I would love a pair in every colour that came down the runway!!!”
Eleanor “Elle” Strauss got her start styling for The Face and then moved on to becoming the Senior Fashion Editor atCompany magazine. Currently Senior Fashion Editor at Lucky, Elle’s also building up her styling resume on the side.
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What: Edie Parker Stripe Clutch
Why: “For Fall, I want an Edie Parker stripe clutch…fun, bold—I’d carry for daytime wearing jeans!”
What: Givenchy “Panther Bag”
Why: “My must-have is the Givenchy “panther” bag from the Fall 2011 collection. Ricardo Tisci’s hybrid of feminine black pansies and kick-ass black panthers is fall’s new floral print!
This bi-costal styling team makes sure that Olivia Wilde, Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Paquin, Michelle Williams, and other Hollywood stars look their best at every turn.
What: Celine black leather ankle boot/shoe.
Why: “They are so good looking – you could wear them with anything and look amazing!”
You’d think working for Vogue and Prada would be enough for any stylist. Not so for Leslie Fremar—she styles the best for red carpet events, including Liv Tyler, Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon, and Jimmy Fallon.
What: Balenciaga shoes and clutch.
Why: “I like the Balenciaga shoes and the clutch from the Fall/Winter 2011 collection because they look modern but classic. They are incredibly elegant—feminine but powerful at the same time. I like embossed leather for the fall. Also, Balenciaga shoes are comfortable, yet always fashion-forward.”
Rushka Bergman, currently a Contributing Fashion Editor at Vogue Italia, styled for Calvin Klein’s book “American Women” as well as the “Giorgio Armani,” while her eclectic past and present client list boasts stars like Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, Robert De Niro, and the late Michael Jackson.
What: Givenchy Pumps
Why: “I can’t wait to channel Blade Runner this fall in these retro-futuristic Givenchy pumps. I love how they combine the classic femininity of a Mary Jane with the hard edge of the metal strap—the result is pure femme fatale sex appeal.”
You know that Gossip Girl is your favorite show—and Lisa Tobias is one of the reasons why. She’s part of the team responsible for making sure that Leighton Meester, Blake Lively, and the rest of the cast have the most envy-enducing outfits week after week.
What: Chloe Marion Suede Ballerina Flats
Why: “I love these flats for fall. They are navy which is a nice change from my sea of black shoes. I think they have a clean and simple design that will carry me through the season.”
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Maggie Q, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and Rose Byrne can all thank Danielle Nachmani for some their best style moments. And why not? This dark beauty’s gigged at mags including T and Jane.
What: Raoul Bag
Why: “This mega-classic Raoul bag just says ‘Hey im having a classy classic gal moment.'”
Kathryn Typaldos got her start in the biz by working the accessories department and assisting the Fashion Director of W , Alex White. Since striking out on her own, she has styled for Dannijo, Tom Dolan, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nike, MGMT, and contributed to a host of magazines such as Nylon and Open Lab.