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Shenae Grimes is a study in contrasts: Though she’s one of the industry’s most in-demand young talents, playing the titular role of Annie in the 90210 reboot, she’s also completely unaffected by the trappings of the biz. Her laid-back style is totally emblematic of the West Coast and she’s the poster child for the "wearing what you love will always be the best dressing strategy" school of thought. Of course, this effortless ethos doesn’t just apply to the endless racks of clothing in her walk-in closet—yes, we’re wildly jealous, too—but also extends to the interiors of her Hancock Park home. It's filled with trinkets she’s collected from vacations and photos she’s taken of friends and strangers—she’s a gifted lenswoman whose portraits will take your breath away. Shenae is the perfect antidote to those young, over-produced, saccharine starlets with careers destined to have an early expiration date. On the contrary, she seems to be making her own way with her on-screen successes and insouciant style, and we’ll be sitting front row to see her well-dressed ascent to the Hollywood A-list.
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