KRJ commentary: Style through the years…Claire Danes

KRJ commentary: Style through the years…Claire Danes
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written by Christine Bartsch

At age 15, actress Claire Danes won her first Golden Globe for her role in the critically acclaimed television series “My So-Called Life.” On the silver screen, Danes held her own starring opposite A-List celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio in Baz Lurman’s “Romeo + Juliet” and Meryl Streep in “The Hours.” Danes again gave award-winning television performances in 2010, playing the title role in “Temple Grandin” and in 2011 in the Showtime series, “Homeland.” Throughout her time in the public eye, Danes has developed a personal style that shows off just how comfortable she is in her own skin, whether the ensemble she’s wearing is quirky, sweet or daring.

Attending the MTV party at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2003, Claire Danes manages to look both youthful and mature, wearing a fitted sheath dress that features conservative neck and hemlines, and a funky, sequined optical illusion pattern. “Danes’ personal style has always been edgy and experimental,” says Katie Rice Jones, a nationally known style expert and author of maternity fashion book, “Fashion Dues & Duen’ts: A Stylist’s Guide to Fashionably Embracing Your Baby Bump.” “Unlike most stars, she is willing to take calculated risks with her fashion, as a singleton and as a mom.”…

Read more of my style commentary on (part 1 of a 3-part celebrity series)…Style through the years