Second Life Life Lessons Podcast With Karla Welch

“I just started doing every one of Matthew’s jobs, and amazingly, we did the first iPod campaigns,” she recalls. (Anyone else automatically get The Vines’ “Ride” stuck in their head just thinking about that era?) Work in advertising led her to start booking gigs as as personal stylist for actresses like Alexis Bledel, who she met on a shoot for The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. “I’m going to do every job they send my way,” she remembers thinking, a philosophy that has served her well throughout her career.

As for what’s next for the woman who’s been lauded as one of the industry’s most powerful stylists by outlets like The Hollywood Reporter and The New York Times? In addition to her duties styling Elisabeth Moss, Olivia Wilde, and Amber Heard, among other clients, she’s continuing her streak of excellent collaborations with brands like Hanes (you all know that white T-shirt we editors keep raving about?), Levi’s, Stripes, and Meta. (See—and shop—below.)