THR 25 Most Powerful Stylists: Taylor Swift with Joseph Cassell

Taylor Swift and Joseph Cassell
Rainer Hosch

“Joseph still gets as excited when an outfit comes together or when he finds someone new to do custom performance costumes as I do when I finish writing a new song," says Swift.

With four separate covers featuring Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Zoe Saldana and Julianne Moore, The Hollywood Reporter's third annual Stylists Issue profiles the town's top tastemakers.

Taylor Swift is one of four cover stars appearing on THR's annual Stylists Issue, which profiles and ranks the most powerful stylists working in Hollywood today. The crossover country singer appears on the March 13 issue cover along with her stylist Joseph Cassell, who ranks number 13 on the list. 

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"She was a trooper," says photographer Rainer Hosch, who photographed the pair in Swift's trailer at the end of a 10-hour TV commercial shoot. 

In her photo, the singer dazzled in a dramatic canary-yellow Elie Saab sequin gown, which stays true to the sophisticated style Cassell has created for Swift since joining her team in 2008. 

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