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

FAMILY TIES

"Whenever we're in town, we make sure we have sister dates," says Simpson of older sibling Jessica (at a party in New York City in March). "The thing I learned from my family and my sister is that you have to look to them for support. At the end of the day, they're the ones that will have your back."