April Covers: '95 - '09
WHO Geena Davis, Jodie Foster and Susan Sarandon
WHY A look back at decades of Oscar fashion-both good and bad-from past to present.
WHO Daryl Hannah, 35
WHY The actress modeled the ultimate Oscar gowns-with a little help from friends like Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace and Richard Tyler.
WEARINGHer choice on Oscar night: A gold vinyl gown by Heathyr Lawrence.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I like clothes that don’t take themselves too seriously. I usually wear something drop-dead gorgeous or something over the top."
WHO Courteney Cox, 32
WHY The Friends actress recently starred in Scream and was hitting the big screen again in The Commandments.
WEARING A Giorgio Armani skirt and top.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I have lots of freckles, which is part of that all-American thing. I love America, but I'd rather look exotic or European."
WHO Ashley Judd, 30
WHY The actress radiated in Ruby in Paradise and Kiss the Girls, and shared her fashion and beauty know-how.
WEARING A Badgley Mischka dress.
NOTABLE QUOTE "If you don't feel so great about your legs or if you are carrying a little extra weight, you can feel very perked up by wearing a good pair of heels."
WHO Charlize Theron, 23
WHY The highly sought-after actress scored roles in The Astronaut's Wife, The Yards and The Cider House Rules.
WEARING A Gucci dress.
NOTABLE QUOTE "It sounds like such an actor thing, but as an only child on a farm, keeping yourself busy and entertained has a lot to do with your imagination. I just always believed it was possible to live your life that way."
WHO Catherine Zeta-Jones, 30
WHY The actress talked about her recent engagement to Michael Douglas, their baby on the way and her roles in High Fidelity and Traffic.
WEARING A Ozbek top and Fred Leighton earrings.
NOTABLE QUOTE "My life now is like going through the closet into Narnia. I opened the door and walked into this magical place."
WHO Faith Hill, 33
WHY With a record-setting tour, a multiplatinum album, an armload of awards and sizzling marriage, the songstress talked about life, her children and her new hairstyle.
WEARING An Emanuel Ungaro dress, Manolo Blahnik heels and rings by Bulgari and Harry Winston.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I run a tight ship. I'm completely focused. Everything has to be like clock-work. I expect everybody who works with me to know their job and to work as hard as I do. This is not a playground."
WHO Ashley Judd, 33
WHY The newlywed completed four back-to-back films-including the thriller High Crimes co-starring Morgan Freeman.
WEARING A butterfly brooch by Fred Leighton. NOTABLE QUOTE "It's unbelievable, incredible. Being married just goes beyond anything, I can't even begin to describe it. Words fail. I over-rely on superlatives, but how do you express...?"
WHO Meg Ryan, 41
WHY The actress shined-and shocked- in two sexy new roles:Against the Ropes and In the Cut.
WEARING A Narciso Rodriguez dress.
NOTABLE QUOTE "A lot of [the past three years] has been scary, terrifying really. But a lot's been exhilarating, and so great I almost can't believe. It's not without a lot of hard work, and making sure Jack is cool. But hands down the best time of my life."
WHO Julianne Moore, 43
WHY Onscreen she’s the queen of unhappy heroines, but her role in Laws of Attraction finally explored a character more similar to herself.
WEARING A Dior by John Galliano silk-and-metallic-blend gown.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I always say about my work is that I'm drawn to my future rather than my past. I move towards stories that have something in them I'm wanting to explore. And at this time in my life, I'm drawn to happy endings."
WHO Sandra Bullock, 40
WHY This actress-producer was starring in Miss Congeniality 2 and the ensemble drama Crash.
WEARING A Nina Ricci dress.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I'm just trying to do one thing at a time. I realized I couldn't remember the past couple of years. My goal is to remember every place that I've been, only do things that I love, and not to say yes when I don’t mean it."
WHO Rebecca Romjin, 33
WHY The former Sports Illustrated cover model opened up about her fiance Jerry O'Connell and her role on the new TV series Pepper Dennis.
WEARING A Louis Vuitton dress and Neil Lane earrings.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I did a lot of therapy and spent two years figuring out what's what, and I've worked to make where I live a happy haven. I feel peaceful and brave. It's been an interesting ride."
WHO Halle Berry, 40
WHY The Oscar-winning actress was starring opposite Bruce Willis in Perfect Stranger and Benicio Del Toro in Things We Lost in the Fire.
WEARING A Valentino dress.
NOTABLE QUOTE "It's only through hard work that any success or real joy comes. It's not about the money; it's the intangible rewards-having integrity and doing what you say you're going to do. My mom is that way."
WHO Renee Zellweger, 39
WHY The actress had a clutch of new movies coming out, including Leatherheads with George Clooney.
WEARING A Ralph Lauren Collection dress and Fred Leighton bracelets.
NOTABLE QUOTE "I like the struggle of my work. I like that it's ridiculous and it matters to me for reasons I can't verbalize eloquently."
WHO Salma Hayek, 42
WHY The newly married actress-producer-humanitarian-mother is doing good for UNICEF and starring in Cirque du Freak later this year.
WEARING A Gucci dress and Stephen Dweck earrings
NOTABLE QUOTE "If I had to wear one color for the rest of my life... it'd be blue."