Becoming ... Kate Hudson

See how the Raising Helen star soared from almost famous to superstardom. By Lucy Maher

HIPPIE CHIC

Hudson uses stylists for such big occasions as the Oscars, but relies on her own fashion sense in her downtime. "I've always been someone who wears what she likes," says Hudson (left, in 2000; and right, in 2001). Her style: a bohemian rhapsody of distressed denim, funky overcoats and accessories like fedoras and snakeskin cowboy boots.