Fashionably 30-Something

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger and other stars look better today than they did in their twenties – PEOPLE style expert Susan Kaufman explains why. By Emily Fromm

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES, 36

Years ago, the actress (in 1996) tried for a funky, edgy look. "She was just a walking don't," says PEOPLE style director Susan Kaufman. Now, Zeta-Jones (in Dolce & Gabbana on Oct. 16 at the L.A. premiere of The Legend of Zorro) is "almost a throwback to old Hollywood glamor," Kaufman says. Marrying Michael Douglas "probably taught her many things, and one of those was 'I'm going to dress like Hollywood royalty.' "