Name: Alexis Bledel
Occupation: Actress; model
Creative class: From NYU student to adorable Rory Gilmore to red-carpet chic, Bledel, who will co-star in Robert Redford's The Conspirator with Robin Wright and James McAvoy, embraces that in New York style, "Creativity is encouraged. Anything goes here!"
Favorite designers: Chanel, Valentino, YSL, A.L.C., Isabel Marant
French kisses: Francoise Hardy ("effortless vintage French chic"); Charlotte Gainsbourg ("modern, elegant style")
"I don't like to get carried away with my shopping. It's more fun when I know what I'm looking for."