Born into big bucks in Beverly Hills, Kim first became famous for having famous friends. But after years of attracting the spotlight, she has become one of the most high profile celebrities and style icons of all time. Kim has parlayed her sex appeal and fashion sense into cold hard cash by marketing herself, her family and her brands with the help of reality television, the Internet and her dangerous curves.
Jessica Simpson may not know the difference between chicken and chicken-of-the-sea, but don't label this buxom beauty as a dumb blonde! She has a keen eye for fashion when it comes to designing for her down-home fans. The Jessica Simpson Collection raked in $750 million in 2010 alone! She knows what looks good on her and her faithful legion of female fans.
In 2004, Charlize Theron won the Oscar for "Monster" in a beaded, metallic Gucci gown by Tom Ford. She is the epitome of beauty - even though she wins for a truly ugly role. From an ultra-sexy supporting star to a killer lead in couture, Charlize is a risk taker who isn't afraid to go fug-tastic on screen, and fashion-forward on the red carpet.
After "Black Swan" Mila Kunis made the transition from TV brat to movie star. Her look on the red carpet has garnered even more attention. From 70s television diva, to classy ballerina, to A-list romantic comedy star, Mila's refined looks and unique talent have made her Hollywood's "It Girl" with both directors and designers.
George Clooney brings back the tux and cements his place in fashion history as a suavely styled career criminal in "Ocean's Eleven." With a look this sharp you can almost forget his saggy-baggy start in '80s sitcoms. Now George rolls to the red carpets dressed in super sweet suits with a sexy parade of arm-candy.
Just like her character in "The Princess Diaries," Anne Hathaway has led a fairy tale life, with a giant fairy-tale makeover! She has successfully made the transition from teen star to adult roles, but not without a few bumps along the way. Whether it's rocking Chanel in "The Devil Wears Prada" or rocking Armani and Gucci at Hollywood premieres, Anne is a favorite with fashimites and audiences alike.
Natalie Portman went from a precocious child star to an Ivy League A-lister who's smart about her style. Her eerie but epic performance in "Black Swan" sets this brainy-beauty apart as an award-winning style star. At the 2010 Oscars, Natalie's eye-popping Rodarte makes an epic style statement.
Early in her career, Keira Knightley was tagged as "just another pretty face." And her midriff-baring, borderline trashy style did nothing to prove otherwise. But as her choice in movie roles matured, so did her wardrobe. Her emerald green dress from "Atonement" goes down in fashion history as one of the best movie costumes of all time. And we can't forget the lovely Brit who filled it out!
He's played three superheroes in movies, so he has to look the part! Ryan Reynolds earned his chiseled physique with a strict workout regime. But what makes him irresistible to women is his sense of humor and self-deprecating attitude. And being People's Sexiest Man Alive doesn't hurt either!
The "Iron Man" suit Robert Downey Jr. wore in the 2008 film was a symbol of strength. It also represented his Hollywood comeback. From bad-boy to unemployable addict to leading man, Robert has had one long, hard journey but he has always maintained his sense of playful, boundary-pushing fashion.
Meryl Streep is America's greatest living actress. Period. In her first five years on the silver screen she bagged two Oscars, but her red carpet style was trapped somewhere between boho and hobo. Her oversized shirt/skirt combos ballooned in size through the '80s and her penchant for pantsuits meant some bad blazers. She wowed audiences and critics and surprised herself by continuing to get great parts after turning 40 - the age when most women in Hollywood disappear. Still, while she was racking up a record number of Oscar nominations, she looked like she was ...
Tom Cruise went from the boy next door sliding down the hallway in an Oxford shirt and tighty-whities in "Risky Business" to becoming Hollywood's most powerful actor. His popularity and power have endured through three failed marriages, the occasional box office flop and one eyebrow-raising couch jumping incident. But with a long-standing relationship with Giorgio Armani, Tom is the epitome of cool on the red carpet.
From a gifted Canadian kid with a serious lack of style, to Usher's fashion savvy tween protégé, Justin Bieber has ditched the basic boy ball caps and You-Tubed his way to swaggification. This teen superstar has proven that what he lacks in years, he more than makes up for it in style!
This fiercely funny lady has gone from the geeky girl in the "Saturday Night Live" writers' room, to the hottie with the sense of humor on the red carpets. Tina Fey has the perfect blend of brains and beauty to go from goofy to gorgeous!
Leonardo DiCaprio was born to entertain and it didn't take long before he was landing parts on television and in movies. With maturity came more complex roles and along with this, a better sense of fashion and style. Playing Howard Hughes in "The Aviator" gave Leo the style kick-the-pants he needed to start appreciating fine clothes. After that, there was no stopping Leo's rise in Hollywood and his ability to seamlessly take on a character's personality and style.
He's an award-winning singer, actor, and highly successful clothing designer. From Mouseketeer to pop icon, Justin Timberlake brought sexy back when he struck out on his own and created a signature look that made him the object of every woman's desire.
After a brief tenure in the Mickey Mouse Club, Britney Spears burst onto the pop charts in 1999 on the back of the international hit "Baby, One More time." Her fresh-faced look and less than subtle Lolita sex appeal insured she was a cross-over phenomenon as she moved from pig tails to figure-hugging red carpet wear. Never one to shy away from showing off her toned tummy, the mini-Madonna showed off a lot of skin, whether it was a low cut V, a micro-mini or in many cases both. And if that wasn't revealing enough, she could strip down to bra and panties to sex up her ...
Colin Farrell got his big break in Hollywood in the low-budget war drama "Tigerland." Director Joel Schumacher liked the Irish born actor's rugged looks, and he opened doors in Hollywood for him. Colin came busting through that door taking whatever roles he could get, partying hard, and playing hard with the ladies. He paired his smoldering good looks and reckless abandon with designer duds - making him an irresistible combination.
In 2011, Karl Lagerfeld and the House of Chanel toasted their newest "It" girl Blake Lively. Blake has worked her fash-cred all the way to the crowning glory of being the falsce of Chanel. From the self-styled starlet on "Gossip Girl" to becoming a brand ambassador, Blake is a stylicious musesl! I ow
In 2012, Emma wowed the crowed at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in a custom made gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. In just five years, she has become one of the hottest and most stylish actresses in Hollywood. From a "Superbad" side-kick with a total lack of style, to Spiderman's sweetie in custom couture, Emma laughs her way to fashion domination.
From a free-spirited fashion experimenter to a streamlined superstar in custom couture, Gwyneth Paltrow has conquered acting, singing, lifestyle blogging and motherhood. People Magazine named her the "Best Dressed Woman of 2012" - a title she truly deserves! From her "mommy and me" teen looks to her body-baring red carpet wear, Gwyneth tapped into the talents of high-end designers to become the reigning queen of couture.
She's hardly the "New Girl" when it comes to fashion! From the quirky cute girl next door, to a vintage-style vixen, Zooey Deschanel proves that when the right amount of quirky meets couture, it can really get a girl noticed.
Giuliana Rancic, Chelsea Handler and Joan Rivers are the ladies that put the celebs on the hot seat - and they look great doing it! Whether it's interviewing the hottest stars, dishing on the latest Hollywood gossip or glamming it up on the red carpet, these ladies are at the top of their game!
When Emily Blunt was in high school, she called her style "questionable, schizophrenic, and garish!" After getting a crash-course in fashion thanks to her scene-stealing role in "The Devil Wears Prada," she's stepped up her fashion game. With her gorgeous husband John Krasinski on her arm, there's no stopping this gorgeous Brit.
Jessica Biel got her start playing a reverends daughter on TV's "7th Heaven." After some sexy shots in a men's magazine, she morphed into a butt-kicking babe in action flicks. Her star rose even higher with a hot hook-up with Justin Timberlake. From a squeaky clean teen to a sexy action chick, Jessica became one of the most desirable women in Hollywood by showing off some serious skin.
Johnny Depp became a teen heartthrob on 21 Jump Street in the '80s and spent the rest of his career fighting it. He tried to sabotage his success by playing unconventional parts and freaking some effed-up fashion on the red carpet. It didn't work. Not only did Depp headline one of the biggest film franchises of all time with Pirates of the Caribbean, his rebellious, retro-inspired, accessory-heavy signature style has made him a fashion icon. From reluctant, scruffy sex symbol to confident, style superstar this Celebrity Style Story belongs to Johnny Depp.
With her vampire-loving turn in "Twilight" Kristen Stewart became the envy of teenage girls everywhere! From a grungy tomboy with a major 'tude to a fashionably fierce starlet with an edgy style, Kristen took Hollywood by storm with a mega successful franchise and epic designer hookups.
Jennifer Hudson went to the school of hard knocks. Her talent took her from Chicago's south side to the "American Idol" stage. Jennifer crashed and burned but rose from the ashes to a recording deal and Oscar winning performance, only to be struck down again by a family tragedy. From the mean streets of Chicago to red carpet glory, Jennifer Hudson is a delicious diva with an iron will.
Kate Winslet is the youngest actress ever to be nominated for six Oscars, and she finally took home the statue in 2009. Whether she's on the red carpet or promoting a film at a festival, Kate's fashion always compliments her curves. She's an advocate of looking normal - not airbrushed and flawless. Kate has gone from being a young and quirky British actress to an elegant Hollywood A-lister. As she climbed the ranks in Hollywood, so did her personal style.
The first family of reality television took a half-hour show and turned it into an epic empire. From Mom-ager Kris to Baby Mason, the entire Kardashian clan knows how to work it. With their dark features, killer curves, signature style and dysfunctional relationships, the Kardashian ladies and their men are a billion-dollar brand.