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    THR's Style Issue
    No. 24: Tara Swennen
    Tara Swennen
    Tara Swennen
    Clients: Kristen Stewart, Julie Bowen, Connie Britton, Kaley Cuoco

    WHY SHE MATTERS

    In addition to keeping Twihards everywhere happy with Kristen Stewart’s edgy looks, Swennen dresses some of television’s top-rated ladies.

    CLIENTS

    Stewart, Julie Bowen, Connie Britton, Kaley Cuoco

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    HER TOP LOOK

    Modern Family’s Bowen in a highlighter-yellow Monique Lhuillier gown at the Emmys. “The neon color was so fun,” says Swennen. The Costume Designers Guild member, who assisted mega-stylists Andrea Lieberman and Rachel Zoe before going solo, also dressed Stewart in a series of cutting-edge styles for Twilight: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2 worldwide press tour. The star’s racy-lacy looks by Zuhair Murad for the film’s Los Angeles and London premieres garnered a lot of attention.

    “OMG” MOMENT 

    “My curveball this year was at the Oscars when I found out Kristen needed to use crutches!” says Swennen. “I spent the morning of the awards show searching for appropriate flats for her injured foot.” The solution: Bloch silver ballet flats.

    HER SECRET WEAPON

    Nippies Skin nipple covers. “I discovered these reusable adhesive pasties," she says. "They’re my new wardrobe-malfunction-proof trick for sheer clothing.”

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