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

  • KATE HUDSON photo | Kate Hudson

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Updated: Thursday Sep 02, 2004 | 06:00 AM EDT

KATE HUDSON

When it comes to "California, bohemian, hippie-girl style," Hudson, 25, is the reigning queen, says Kaufman. But the Raising Helen star (from left: in Versace; in a tunic and jeans; in a diaphanous top) also glows on the red carpet: "She can change into very high-fashion without looking overdone. She still keeps it natural."