The A-list stylist helps fashion the Hollywood elite

By EW Staff
June 17, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT

Age 35

Mustworthiness The A-list stylist has a rep for rescuing stars from fashion limbo with dresses that earn red-carpet raves. ”I just know when a star needs to take a style risk,” says Swid. And — almost as critically — when they shouldn’t.

Claims to Fame Clients include Marisa Tomei and Natasha Richardson, but her biggest coup? Restoring Uma Thurman’s tarnished fashion luster (remember that fussy train wreck of a 2004 Oscar gown?) with a cheeky La Croix mini at the Valentine’s Day 2005 premiere of Be Cool.

On Her Must List Like Alicia Silverstone’s character in Clueless, Swid says she often sees stars and thinks, ”Project!” Such as? ”I’d love to make over Julia Roberts.”