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

HALLE BERRY, 39

"The shorter hair and heavier makeup aged her – she almost had that TV newscaster, former beauty queen look," says Kaufman of the onetime Miss Ohio Teen All American (left, in 1993). But the Oscar winner (wearing John Galliano in Los Angeles this spring) "looks younger now than she did 10 years ago." By toning down her accessories and hair, she looks "much fresher" – and glamorous.