Meet the country’s best up-and-coming talents—and watch how they wear fall’s killer statement coats!
L-R: MORGAN SAYLOR, 19, the actress who plays Dana Brody on Homeland. Her new movie, Jamie Marks Is Dead, is in theaters now. Ann Taylor coat, $248. Anna Sui dress. Michael Michael Kors boots.; AMBER STEVENS, 27, costar of this month’s thriller flick Jessabelle. Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane coat, dress.; BRYCE PINKHAM, 31, star of Broadway’s Tony-winning A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder. “Americans have a bit of the rebellious underdog in them,” he says. “I see a lot of people on the subway dressed as if to say, ‘I do what I want.’ ” Berluti coat.; LOUISA GUMMER, 23, IMG model and youngest daughter of Meryl Streep. C��line coat. Michael Kors shoes.
L-R: LAUREN LOVETTE, 22, soloist with the New York City Ballet. Louis Vuitton coat, top, earring, boots.; WES GORDON, 28, fashion designer, a favorite of celebrities like Jessica Alba and Jaime King. Burberry Prorsum coat.; RACE IMBODEN, 21, Olympic fencer and winner of two USA Division-1 National Championships. Louis Vuitton parka.; AMANDA SUDANO RAMIREZ, 32, member of indie band Johnnyswim and daughter of music legend Donna Summer. “American fashion is about freedom,” she says. “You can be the girl next door one day and a Goth the next.” Michael Michael Kors coat, $395. Gucci dress. Giuseppe Zanotti Design shoes.
L-R: KELLY ROHRBACH, 22, actress-model touted as the next Kate Upton. Marc Jacobs coat, $1,900, dress. Chanel sneakers.; BRETT HEYMAN, 34, founder and designer of the buzzy handbag label Edie Parker. Christopher Kane coat, $2,860. Rochas pumps.; AIMEE SONG, 28, interior designer and founder of the style blog Song of Style. “American style is all about mixing and matching,” she says. J.Crew coat, $995. Nina Ricci dress. Miu Miu shoes.; CLAIRE DISTENFELD, 28, owner of the creatively curated FiveStory boutique on New York City’s Upper East Side. Rochas coat, $4,215. Valentino Garavani pumps.
L-R: JESS WEIXLER, 33, costar of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, out September 26. “American style has something rebellious about it,” she says. Sportmax coat, $2,990. Marni dress. Isabel Marant shoes.; BELEN PEREYRA, 26, dancer for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Marni coat. Autumn Cashmere pants.; LOLA KIRKE, 23, actress in next month’s Gone Girl and sister of Girls’ Jemima Kirke. Theory coat. Isabel Marant sweater. Michael Kors skirt, sandals.
L-R: KATIE BUTTON, 31, owner of restaurants Nightbell and Cúrate in Asheville, North Carolina, and James Beard Rising Star Chef of the Year finalist. Emporio Armani coat, $1,795. BCBG Max Azria top. Levi’s jeans. Jimmy Choo boots.; PHIL WINSER, 29, restaurateur behind New York City’s The Fat Radish and The Leadbelly. Canali coat.; TAYLOR TOWNSEND, 18, tennis pro and youngest American competitor to reach the third round of the French Open since 2003. “Creativity and uniqueness define American style,” she says. “Everyone has their own flair!” Salvatore Ferragamo coat, $2,990. Tome shirt. Barbara Bui boots.; GIGI HADID, 19, model and face of Tom Ford’s Velvet Orchid fragrance. Balenciaga coat, $3,450, turtleneck, cuffs. Levi’s jeans. Ash boots.
L-R: BEN SCHWARTZ, 33, House of Lies actor who also appears in this month’s This Is Where I Leave You. Skingraft coat, pants.; ALEXA HIRSCHFELD, 30, cofounder (with brother James, far right) of Web stationery company Paperless Post. Salvatore Ferragamo coat. Barbara Bui boots.; BRANDEE BROWN, 23, artist-filmmaker. “American fashion shouldn’t be taken so seriously; it should be funky and fun. Do what you want and express yourself.” Sacai coat, $4,176. Tamara Mellon bootpants.; JAMES HIRSCHFELD, 28, cofounder of Paperless Post. Siki Im coat.