When he's not mentoring young designers, you will often find Tim Gunn on the red carpet interviewing fashion icons and red carpet sirens. We asked Tim to share his favorite leading ladies of all time, past or present.

From the elegant Helen Mirren to the always fashion-forward Tilda Swinton, Tim's choices are as unique as he is. "Actresses like Cate Blanchett and Helen Mirren are wonderful risk takers. While I'm always interested to see what Anne Hathaway will show up wearing," said Tim.

Click through the gallery above to see all of Tim's favorite red carpet fashionista's.