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    THR's Style Issue
    No. 12: Samantha McMillen
    Samantha McMillen
    Samantha McMillen
    Clients: The Fannings, Jodie Foster, Johnny Depp, Evan Rachel Wood, Dianna Agron, Diane Lane, Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Reynolds, Ashton Kutcher, Colin Firth

    WHY SHE MATTERS

    McMillen balances an impressive roster of young talent (Elle and Dakota Fanning) with Hollywood royalty (Jodie Foster, Johnny Depp).

    CLIENTS

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

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    HER TOP LOOK

    Elle Fanning in the finale gown from Chanel’s spring/summer 2012 runway at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. “It was literally a breath of fresh air with beautiful beaded blossoms and leaves on it,” says McMillen of the high-fashion floral applique dress, which also was perfectly age-appropriate for the 14-year-old actress.

    COUTURE CHALLENGES

    “There are only so many great dresses per season and endless amounts of awards shows,” says McMillen, a California native who handled VIP relations for Giorgio Armani before becoming a stylist. “The gowns are coming from all over the world, and organizing them to all come by your fitting date is a bit like air traffic control!”

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