A beacon of style and grace, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is undoubtedly one of the greatest style icons of the last century, and one of the foremost influences on American style. After President John F. Kennedy took his oath of office in 1960, Jacqueline Kennedy, at the age of 31, became the youngest First Lady in 80 years. Her style, grace, and soft-spoken demeanour captured the attention of international newspapers, as well as television audiences around the world. Upon her husband’s assassination in 1963, Jackie moved back to New York City with her children, Caroline and John Jr. and eventually married Greek shipping tycoon; Aristotle Onassis, in 1968. Living between Paris, Greece, and New York City, Jackie continued to be a style inspiration around the world, popularizing numerous trends that still are relevant today.
Jackie’s style can be characterized as many things; preppy, elegant, classic, but above all her looks are timeless. We’ve round up some of our favourite examples of her incredible sense of style, below. Timeless. Beautiful. Jackie!