Hollywood's Dazzling Dozen

PEOPLE's fashion expert Susan Kaufman picks the 12 most stylish starlets under 30 – and explains their appeal. By Serena Kappes

CLAIRE DANES

"She's very sophisticated," says Kaufman of Danes, 25 (starring next in the upcoming indie Stage Beauty). "She represents that intellectual approach to dressing where it's simple, it's clean." Bright patterns and bold designs aren't for Danes (in classic Narciso Rodriguez), who instead makes "the case for not having to be flamboyant and not having to wear a million accessories."