Fashion Lessons from Fashion Icons

There is nowhere better to look for fashion inspiration than the stars of hollywood. Fashion icons throughout the decades have been great sources for discovering your own fashion sense. Read more about fashion icons from Rihanna to Audrey Hepburn and what their style can teach you.


Rihanna in a set of 4 outfits: brown mini dress, oversized patterned jumpsuit, pink jumpsuit, and green pants with jacket

Rihanna: Don’t wear what everyone else is wearing

Rihanna has become a fashion icon, even being awarded the CFDA Fashion Icon Award. Rihanna’s style shows us that fashion is about being different. She reported in a Rolling Stone interview that she “always wanted to be the opposite of everyone else.” This quality has truly made her a trendsetter, and can help guide you in your fashion decisions. Instead of dressing like everyone else, be unique, be you.


Jackie Kennedy wearing a patterned jacket, large glasses, and a hat

Jackie Kennedy Onassis: Have a go-to look

Jackie Kennedy often wore tailored skirts, jackets, white gloves, and those signature glasses. And it worked for her. Be bold and try new fashion trends, but when all else fails, feel free to stick with your go-to look. This look can be as simple as your favorite pair of jeans or a signature piece of jewelry. Just find what works for you and rock it.


 Kate Moss wearing a menswear-inspired look: black pants and a white blazer

Kate Moss: Borrow from the boys

Kate Moss has a sense of style that is always appropriate for the occasion. Her fashion sense has taught us many things, among them, that women shouldn’t be afraid of menswear; she confidently wears waistcoats and suits herself. Whether you incorporate a bomber jacket, a vest, or turn a large t shirt into a dress, don’t be afraid to get your inspiration from a more masculine fashion style.


Audrey Hepburn in her little black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Audrey Hepburn: Own the perfect little black dress

Audrey Hepburn’s iconic black outfit from Breakfast at Tiffany’s should be inspiration enough for you to have your own little black dress in your wardrobe. Black is a naturally slimming color.  While Coco Chanel may have been the first to have a little black dress, Audrey proved that it was a piece that can and should be worn by every woman.


Kate Middleton and Prince William

Kate Middleton: Keep it classy without breaking the bank

Kate Middleton’s style is fitted, classic, and chic. She never shows too much skin, and her outfit choice is always suited to the occasion. Kate Middleton proves that you don’t have to spend a ton of money to have a sophisticated look. She shops brands like J. Crew and Zara among others to create her iconic looks. So no matter what the occasion, or budget, channeling Kate Middleton’s style might just give you a good idea.


August 28, 2017
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