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Charlize Theron’s stylist named most influential tastemaker in Hollywood

Olivia Bergin

Published 14/03/2013|13:32

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Leslie Fremar, the woman who dressed Charlize Theron for the Oscars has been named American's top stylist
Claire Danes' stylist Petra Flannery was the second top stylist
Robert Pattinson is dressed by Ryan Hastings, he came in 11th postion on the top stylists listing

eslie Fremar, who is also responsible for the red carpet style of Julianne Moore, Reese Witherspoon and Scarlett Johansson topped a list by the Hollywood Reporter.

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Behind every seemingly effortless red carpet moment, lies a team of unseen preeners, from make-up artists and hair stylists to posture coaches (we're not kidding) and perhaps most importantly, wardrobe stylist.

For three years now, The Hollywood Reporter , the American weekly entertainment magazine, has been putting the spotlight on Tinseltown's taste-makers with its annual Stylists Issue. In the latest issue, Jennifer Lopez, Zoe Saldana, Taylor Swift and Julianne Moore can be seen posing alongside the person they trust the most to ensure they look nothing short of fabulous in the spotlight, across four covers.

 

In THR's view, New York-based Leslie Fremar is. Topping the publication's 25 Most Powerful Stylists List, Fremar is described as having a 'near-flawless red-carpet track record' and a 'fiercely loyal A-list clientele and long-term working relationships with some of the fashion industry's most sought-after designers' (Raf Simons of Dior gets a firm name-check). She travels twice a month Los Angeles for her clients, who include Julianne Moore, Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Connelly.

 

"I stick to my instincts, and if something gets me really excited when I see it initially, I know it's going to be a home run," explains Fremar in the interview.

 

Hot on Fremar's heels at number two is Petra Flannery, who somehow juggles not making her starlets Emma Stone, Mila Kunis and Zoe Saldana look like clones; ranked in third position is stylist-turned-designer Rachel Zoe, she of the fondness for huge sunglasses and dressing Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Hudson.

 

The Hollywood Reporter's top 25 stylists:

 

1. Leslie Fremar

Clients: Julianne Moore, Charlize Theron, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Connelly.

 

2. Petra Flannery

Clients: Zoe Saldana, Claire Danes, Emma Stone, Mila Kunis, Megan Fox.

 

3. Rachel Zoe

Clients: Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Garner, Kate Hudson.

 

4. Kate Young

Clients: Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Natalie Portman.

 

5. Elizabeth Stewart

Clients: Jessica Chastain, Amanda Seyfried, Cate Blanchett, Freida Pinto.

 

6. Kemal Harris & Karla Welch

Clients: Amy Poehler, Justin Bieber, Pink, Olivia Wilde, Hailee Steinfeld.

 

7. Cristina Ehrlich

Clients: Penelope Cruz, Amy Adams, Allison Williams, Jessica Pare, Tina Fey, Kyra Sedgwick, Ashley Greene.

 

8. Rob Zangardi & Mariel Haenn

Clients: Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Sofia Vergara, Kim Kardashian, Lily Collins, Rachel McAdams, Shakira, Ciara.

 

9. Erin Walsh

Clients: Kerry Washington, Kristen Wiig.

 

10. Jeanann Williams

Clients: Naomi Watts, Emily Mortimer.

 

11. Ryan Hastings

Clients: Rooney Mara, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson

 

12. Samantha McMillen

Clients: The Fannings, Jodie Foster, Johnny Depp, Evan Rachel Wood, Dianna Agron, Diane Lane, Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Reynolds, Ashton Kutcher, Colin Firth.

 

13. Joseph Cassell

Client: Taylor Swift

 

14. Jen Rade

Clients: Angelina Jolie, Jenna Fischer, Jennifer Morrison, Maya Rudolf.

 

15. Jessica Paster

Clients: Emily Blunt, Miranda Kerr, Abbie Cornish, Jordana Brewster, Felicity Jones, Aubrey Plaza, Andrea Riseborough.

 

16. L'Wren Scott

Client: Nicole Kidman.

 

17. Penny Lovell

Clients: Rose Byrne, Bella Heathcote, Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

 

18. Camilla Pole

Client: Keira Knightley.

 

19. Jeanne Yang

Clients: Katie Holmes, Milla Jovovich, Andrew Garfield, Bryan Cranston, Christian Bale, Robert Downey Jr., Tobey Maguire.

 

20. laria Urbinati

Clients: Bradley Cooper, Jason Clarke, Nina Dobrev, Armie Hammer, Krysten Ritter, Chris Evans, Ian Somerhalder, Joel Edgerton

 

21. Johnny Wujek

Clients: Katy Perry, Kate Mara, Amber Heard.

 

22. Brad Goreski

Clients: Stacy Keibler, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Jessica Alba, Demi Moore, Christina Ricci, Rashida Jones.

 

23. Cher Coulter

Clients: Kate Bosworth, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Nicole Richie, Sienna Miller, Orlando Bloom

 

24. Tara Swennen

Clients: Kristen Stewart, Julie Bowen, Connie Britton, Kaley Cuoco.

 

25. Lee Harris

Clients: Helen Mirren, Lucy Liu, Jane Krakowski

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