Style Icon: Iris Apfel

It’s not every day that we pay homage to a 91-year old self confessed ‘geriatric starlet’, but if you’re exploring the wonders of a style icon, it’s hard to ignore Iris Apfel. Born in 1921, this collector, interior designer, artist and general socialite has had a full lifetime to focus her style into something definitive,…

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Fashion Icon: Milicent Rogers

Mary Millicent Abigail Rogers, better known as Millicent Rogers, was a socialite, fashion icon, and art collector. She was the granddaughter of Standard Oil tycoon Henry Huttleston Rogers, and an heiress to his wealth. With brains and beauty, Millicent was more than a catch and her money made her a target. The gorgeous young heiress—with…

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Style Icon: Billie Icon Style Guide

Frank Sinatra told Ebony magazine in 1958: “With few exceptions, every major pop singer in the US during her generation has been touched in some way by her genius. It is Billie Holiday who was, and still remains, the greatest single musical influence on me. Lady Day is unquestionably the most important influence on American…

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Style Icon: Jackie O’ Kennedy Style Tips

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born into a wealthy family and raised to a life of privilege. Her 1953 marriage to Senator Jack Kennedy at the wealthy enclave of Newport, Rhode Island, was one of the most glittering social events of the decade. Mrs. Kennedy became a popular figure during the 1960 presidential campaign; after her…

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Style Icon: Joan Crawford

The secret of Joan Crawford’s style lies in her timeless elegance in fashion. She was always striving to find a new look or a new approach. She was a true original – always a dictator of trends, never a follower. She arrived in Hollywood in the mid 1920s and rose to fame quickly at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer…

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