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KStew’s stylist on ‘sexy James Dean look’

Kristen Stewart and her stylist are “comfort-oriented people”.

The Still Alice actress has been showing up for promotional duties in a series of masculine-inspired suits. And her stylist Tara Swennen has revealed how the 24-year-old’s look came about.

“It's the perfect opportunity for me as stylist to approach a new angle that maybe we haven't hit," she said to regarding Kristen’s shorter hair. "That's why I thought the suiting was kind of cool for her. To me she sort of oozes that sexy James Dean kind of look right now. That's sort of where I was going."

As well as creating ensembles that worked with her locks, Tara also took the wintery weather into consideration. And after seeing another Hollywood actress rocking a suit by the brand Atea Oceanie, Tara knew it would be perfect for her own client.

“I personally had seen Kate Hudson in one of their suit sets and just sort of died and loved it so much and thought, 'That is the perfect brand for Kristen,'” she continued. "They have this great crisp boyfriend shirt button-up that was very, very oversized and we had to take it in to make it nice for TV, obviously. But I loved pairing it with sweats -again, because I was thinking about the cold weather and Kristen and I are very comfort-oriented people. It was just something that she'd never really done before."

The pair are enjoying exploring new designers whether it’s for a TV show or the red carpet. At the New York premiere of Still Alice, Kristen wowed in a Roksanda dress and heels.

“She'd never worn Roksanda before," Tara said. "I had the dress at another fitting and I was in love with it, but it just never got tried on. So I called it back in and it was just one of those things where the moment she zipped it on, it literally just fit perfectly. It was flawless, I thought it was fabulous."

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