The World's Top Stylists

The Oscars are done and dusted for another year but now it’s time to celebrate the celebrity stylists behind those red carpet looks.

Cue The Hollywood Reporter’s 25 Most Powerful Stylists list with Kate Young, stylist to Michelle Williams, Natalie Portman and Rachel Weisz taking pole position. Responsible for William’s My Week With Marilyn awards season, it seems that everything Anna Wintour’s former assistant touches turns to gold whether that be Louis Vuitton for the Oscars or H&M at the BAFTAs (albeit bespoke H&M).

Runner up at number two is Leslie Fremar, the sartorial powerhouse behind Charlize Theron, then Petra Flannery at number three responsible for the stylish looks of Emma Stone and Mila Kunis.


Flying the flag for the Brit contingent is ELLE Contributing Fashion Editor Leith Clark at number 16, widely credited with taking Mary Katrantzou to a global audience via client Keira Knightley’s creation at the Venice Film Festival.

But original super stylist Rachel Zoe doesn’t even feature. How can she have gone out of fashion so fast? Don’t worry she hasn’t. She was merely considered too famous to rank. So there.

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