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