The be­witch­ing star of Chill­ing Ad­ven­tures of Sab­rina on fash­ion, her craft and what she learned from Jon Hamm.

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COM­ING UP IN HOL­LY­WOOD with a role on Mad Men will earn you ma­jor cred in the au­di­tion room—but on the play­ground, not so much. “Kids my age didn’t re­ally care be­cause I wasn’t on the Dis­ney Chan­nel,” laughs Kier­nan Shipka, who was six when she signed on as Don Draper’s daugh­ter, Sally, a sup­port­ing gig she played well into her teens. The 19-year-old has now stepped into the spot­light on Net­flix’s Chill­ing Ad­ven­tures of Sab­rina—a moody take on the beloved ’90s sit­com Sab­rina the Teenage Witch—which re­turns for part two this month.


“I grew up on a show that por­trayed women as ac­tual peo­ple with emo­tions and flaws and strengths .... [To this day] the only char­ac­ters I’m in­ter­ested in are those with that depth.”


“Jon Hamm was such a fan­tas­tic num­ber one—so kind and a real leader. I try to ap­ply as much of that as I can to Sab­rina. It’s about set­ting a tone for a set that’s friendly and fun but also re­spect­ful and quiet when it needs to be.”

STYLE PHI­LOS­O­PHY “I ap­proach fash­ion from a point of pure fun and joy. I’m not the type of per­son who wants to play it safe. I’ve al­ways loved Miu Miu. I re­cently started work­ing with Fendi and I’m su­per-ob­sessed, and I’ve done a lot of stuff with Dior. My style is al­ways chang­ing. I wear lots of bomber jack­ets and cool sweat­pants.”

MUST-HAVE AC­CES­SORY “I like to splurge on shoes—they can re­ally el­e­vate an out­fit. When we were film­ing the first sea­son of Sab­rina, I was known to walk around in a Christ­mas one­sie but with my Chanel slides...and socks, to re­ally make it fash­ion­able.” [Laughs]

CUR­RENT READ “Eileen by Ottessa Mosh­fegh.”

NET­FLIX BINGE “When we were film­ing Sab­rina, I could only stom­ach light­hearted stuff, so lots of Queer Eye and Nailed It.”

Above left: Cot­ton­blend bomber jacket, Madewell ($182.53,; Eileen by Ottessa Mosh­fegh; Shipka in Net­flix’s Chill­ing Ad­ven­tures of Sab­rina; leather and cork slides, Chanel (price upon re­quest,

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