The Quarterbacks: Our Favorite 25-Somethings
When ELLE touched down 25 years ago, Wham’s ‘Careless Whisper’ topped the charts, ‘Back to the Future’ ruled, ‘The Cosby Show’ was number one—and a new generation of smart, talented, game-changing artists, filmmakers, actresses, and activists were busy being born. What will these 20-somethings do with the next 25 years? We can’t wait to see…
Actress, eco warrior
Credits: Former Aussie soap star; protested dolphin slaughter in Japan; climbed Kilimanjaro to raise global water-crisis awareness; sat front row at Chanel; played killer ’bot in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Next: Red Dawn remake; musical comedy A Heartbeat Away.
To do before she’s 30: “Live in New York, Berlin, and Barcelona. Make documentaries, sell my paintings, and study Jungian psychology.”
Leather vest, $2,025, silk skirt, $370, both, Isabel Marant, at Isabel Marant, NYC. Floral-print jacket, Just Cavalli, $1,450.