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on 11 Oct 2011 07:39

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Style Icons From Every Decade(20's-60's)

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1. Zelda Sayre
The wife of the famous author, F. Scott Fitzgerald and the inspiration behind many of his heroines. She was dubbed "America's first flapper" by her husband. Zelda was thought to be the definition of the female spirit in the 1920's.

Average listal rating (134 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
2. Louise Brooks
Dancer, showgirl, and silent film star, Louise Brooks came to Hollywood,leaving behind a tragic childhood, and quickly shot to fame in pictures such as Pandora's Box and Diary of a Lost Girl. Louise Brooks laughed when she was called an icon, refused to smile in photographs, claimed to hate Hollywood, and popularized the bob hair cut in the 1920's. Louise Brooks is without a doubt one of the most iconic style and silent film stars of all time.

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3. Al Capone
One the most notorious gangsters in American history isn't only remembered today for all those infamous crimes that is somewhat hard to believe actually happened. He is also known for his sense of style, being credited with shaping the look of success.

Average listal rating (35 ratings) 8.8  IMDB Rating
4. Coco Chanel
A pioneer of fashion Coco Chanel is the founder of probably the most famous fashion brands, Chanel. She changed women's fashion completely when she introduced more comfortable women's clothes in more comfortable fabrics like jersey that had only been used in menswear before. She made women's fashion comfortable but still chic.

Average listal rating (62 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
5. Rudolph Valentino
Known as "The Sheik" and "Latin Lover", Valentino was the first mega star Hollywood ever produced. He was not only known for his lead romantic roles, he was also considered a style icon. He made it popular for men to wear wrist watches, gaucho pants, and slicked back hair.

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6. Greta Garbo
Her talent was rare, she's considered one of the greatest actresses of all time. Her face was unforgettable and beautiful. Her style was unique, with all those hats and structured outfits. She was an inspiration for women's fashion in the 1930's and remains one to this day.

Average listal rating (317 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
7. Bette Davis
Hollywood execs didn't think Bette Davis was beautiful or glamorous. But audiences fell in love with her and her unique beauty, undeniable charm, unforgettable and powerful talent, and her classic style.
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8. Marlene Dietrich
Her style was all her own. She defied women's fashion rules by opting to wear menswear. When she was asked about her style she was quoted as having said: "I dress for myself. Not for the image, not for the public, not for the fashion, not for men." Dietrich's style will always be considered timeless.

Average listal rating (3 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
9. Wallis Simpson
The woman who the throne of England was abdicated for,is what Wallis Simpson is known for. When Edward VIII fell in love with her in the 1930's he decided he'd rather marry her than be king. But she was also known for her classy and sophisticated style.

Average listal rating (263 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
10. Clark Gable
Gable was the top box office draw of the 1930's. He was charming, charismatic, handsome. His style was sophisticated and gentlemanly. Adored by women and copied by men in the 1930's. The box office king was considered the reason for drops in under shirt sales when he appeared in the film "It Happened One Night" not wearing one.


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11. Ingrid Bergman
Elegant and classic are the best word to not only describe Ingrid Bergman's beauty but her style. She was the embodiment of class and elegance in the 1940's.

Average listal rating (355 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
12. Rita Hayworth
The undeniably gorgeous and old Hollywood's sultry "Love Goddes" Rita Hayworth wasn't only known for her roles as vixens in her films. She was also known for her glamorous style.
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13. Fred Astaire
He lighted up the screen with his singing and dancing throughout the 1940's. He was known for his sartorial style. Outside of pictures Astaire preferred more casual dress. However whatever this icon decided to wore he always carried with him a sense of refinement.

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14. Hedy Lamarr
Considered the one of the most beautiful women to ever grace the silver screen Hedy Lamarr could wear anything and still look stunning. Her style was glamorous, put together and effortlessly elegant.
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15. Marilyn Monroe
The perfect embodiment of femininity, glamor, and beauty,Marilyn Monroe is without a doubt the most iconic and famous star that ever lived. Her style was sultry, glamorous, and amazingly effortless.

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Average listal rating (523 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
16. Grace Kelly
She left Hollywood at the height of her career to marry the prince of Monaco. She was the perfect princess with her stunning beauty, natural grace, and her elegant and charming style.

Average listal rating (965 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating
17. Audrey Hepburn
She is one of the most iconic fashion icons ever. Her style is still copied to this day. She was charming and elegant, not only in every role she played but in her fashion choices.
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Average listal rating (548 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
18. Elvis Presley
The king of rock n' roll, one of the only successful Hollywood crossovers, was not only known for his music or his hit movies but his fashion sense. He wore pink when no man dared to. Pink was in fact his favorite color. He wore his hair long, accessorized with big belts and bright colors. Elvis wore whatever he wanted and made it look good.

Average listal rating (461 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating
19. James Dean
James Dean style was simple. Leather jacket, white t-shirt, and jeans. But when Hollywood's quiet and brooding bad boy, James Dean wore it he made it cool, not simple.

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20. Twiggy
Someone once said the waif like supermodel would last fifteen minutes. But now decades later Twiggy is the first supermodel, the most iconic figure in modeling history. With her short hair cut, amazingly long lashes, and thin frame Twiggy epitomised an era.

Average listal rating (292 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
21. Cher
Cher has always been the epitome of daring and unique. Everything about her is iconic from her personality, her powerhouse vocals, her acting talent, and, of course, her iconic fashion sense.

Average listal rating (78 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
22. Diana Ross
Glitz,glamor,big hair, and an amazing voice are the best ways to describe the legendary singer, Diana Ross. Her fashion is unforgettable, different, and iconic.

Average listal rating (33 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
23. Jacqueline Kennedy
She dressed perfectly for her role as The First Lady of the United States. She was chic, young, and elegant. Women, not only in America, but worldwide adored her and her incredible style.

Average listal rating (408 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
24. Sophia Loren
With her famous hour glass figure and unique face Loren quickly became one of the biggest sex symbols of the 1960's. Men loved her looks and women adored her glamorous style.

Average listal rating (31 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
25. Brian Jones
Brian Jones was considered a fashion icon for his unique and flamboyant style. He broke fashion rules with his off the wall clothing choices in the 1960's.

Average listal rating (1343 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating
26. The Beatles
The Beatles are without a doubt one of the most successful bands of all time. They rose to fame in the 1960's and never fell. Like their musical style had been something new to the public so was their style. With their smart suits and shaggy hair, The Beatles ended the greaser era of the 50's.
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Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Oct 16 6:26
Are you gonna make another one?! Great list! Awesome! Love the pics!
Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Oct 18 1:14
Great job kid....
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Apr 7 1:29
I've always loved the story about Clark Gable and the dropping undershirt sales! hehehe Great list!
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Apr 7 16:08
Beatles are on 60's..............
Posted: 3 years, 3 months ago at Apr 11 13:46
Smart!!! Great job and nice pics!
Posted: 4 months, 2 weeks ago at Mar 13 19:54

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