Ashlee's Second Act

About to turn 21, Jessica's little sis is back in the spotlight with a new album, a new style and her own voice. By Serena Kappes with Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna

HOME SWEET HOME

One of her recent major purchases: a 9,000-sq.-ft. home on an acre of land in California's San Fernando Valley. "It's modern," says Simpson, who's staying with her parents until renovations are completed.