The 10 most powerful stylists in Hollywood
1. Karla Welch
The first name to be called is Karla Welch, a stylist from Canada. Karla's husband is a photographer and he desperately needs a stylist as a colleague. With little experience, the stylist did not hesitate to ‘shake hands’ with her husband and they soon became a pair in Hollywood.
Karla shared that the secret of her success is to always respect and understand her customers: "We often talk about what the theme of outfits is first, which helps me and the customer have a common voice. But we can also talk about other things rather than dress, such as music, books, movies, etc.
2. Petra Flannery
Following Karla is also a well-known name in the Hollywood world, which is Petra Flannery. She works as a stylist of many Oscar and Golden Globe stars.
In addition to Zoe Saldana, Amy Adams, Reese Witherspoon, Emma Stone's actress is one of Flannery's regular partners.
3. Kate Young
Stylist Kate Young was assistant of Vogue editor Anna Wintour. She shared that her initial intention was to become a writer, but the time working for a fashion magazine turned her into a different career.
Kate Young’s customers include many big names in Hollywood such as Sienna Miller, Dakota Johnson, Michelle Williams, Natalie Portman, Margot Robbie, and Selena Gomez.
4. Elizabeth Stewart
Viola Davis had a successful year when she won a series of prestigious awards. The actress is also well-known because of constantly being rated on the list of stars in beautiful dresses in red carpet. Elizabeth Stewart is the person who contributes to the great success of Viola Davis.
Elizabeth is a ‘familiar face’ of many famous actresses such as Julia Roberts, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Chastain, etc. She is also a longtime partner of Cate Blanchett and Viola Davis.
The stylist's advice for newcomers is not to force customers to love something, "They have to love their outfits and me too. A fashion disaster will come if the two do not share the same opinion.”, she said.
5. Julia von Boehm
As for Julia von Boehm, stylist is just a minor occupation because she has been busy with editing job of fashion magazines. But she only needs one customer, Nicole Kidman, to be rated on the list. A dress designed by Alexander McQueen that the actress wearing on the red carpet ‘Golden Globe’ immediately attracted the attention of the media.
6. Ilaria Urbinati
On the night of the Oscars 2017, Ilaria worked as a stylist of about 15 men and actresses including Tom Hiddleston, Casey Affleck, Donald Glover, James Marsden, Nina Dobrev, Bradley Cooper, Anya Taylor-Joy.
7. Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn
The joint project of Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn was Rihanna's Umbrella music video. The duo always "encourage" customers to show their body shape
Jessica Biel's costume is the most impressive piece of work in 2017. The couple combined KaufmanFranco's dress with a $ 2 million Tiffany necklace.
8. Micaela Erlanger
Micaela Erlanger has had the honor of being the stylist for Meryl Streep, who has just been nominated for the 20th Oscar. Micaela's costume choices tend to be gentle, feminine. She works with actresses such as Lupita Nyongoo, Winona Ryder, and Olivia Munn.
9. Samantha McMillen
Samantha McMillen is now the stylist of the Fanning sisters. Even Samantha has been with Elle Fanning since the actress was 13 years old.
Elle Fanning is beautiful in stunning dresses chosen by McMillen.
10. Maeve Reilly
Maeve Reilly’s regular customer is a singer Janelle Monáe. "Janelle is the most inspirational person I have ever worked with. She is talented and has her own attitude.", Maeve Reilly said.
By: Samanthan Lane