Jackie Kennedy became a fashion icon and inspiration to millions when she became First Lady in 1961. Her approach to style helped transition out of the uncomfortable fashions of the fifties, like tight waists, full skirts and elaborate hairdos, to the simple elegance of the sixties, with sleek shifts, pillbox hats and casual hair.

Jackie Kennedy’s simple elegance

Here are examples of her striking style.

Jackie in Blinding White with neat headscarf.

Showing that sleeveless is more elegant than a tank top.

Her understated hat doesn’t upstage the Queen.

Demonstrating that fewer jewels are better.

Jackie’s signature sunglasses

On windy days, a headscarf is classier than a ponytail.

Sadly, Jackie‘s reign as First Lady ended abruptly on November 22, 1963, when her husband, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

What if John Kennedy had lived and Jackie Kennedy had succumbed to the conspiracy plot? Read SAVING JACKIE K, a thrilling adventure to rescue the First Lady.

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