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

TONI COLLETTE, 33

Collette's kooky approach to clothing (left, in 1999) screamed, "I don't care about fashion," says Kaufman. Today the actress (at September's In Her Shoes premiere in Beverly Hills) has a newfound confidence: "She's actually enjoying putting clothes on and dressing in a more sophisticated style. Before, she looked embarrassed by having her picture taken. Now it's 'World, here I am, and I'm fabulous!' "