During the presidential state visit to France in the spring of 1961, “more than a million Parisians lined the parade route, chanting ‘Jacqui! Jacqui!’ as the Kennedys entered Paris,” Kathleen Craughwell-Varda recalled in Looking for Jackie: American Fashion Icons. As the charismatic wife of the U.S. president, Jackie Kennedy’s chic, elegant style—copied by women around the world—even won over the toughest fashion critics, the French!
|Model wearing Valentino dress like |
Jackie Onassis wore in 1968.
[This is a reprint of my article from the Summer 2012 issue of SEASON MAGAZINE about the weddings of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. There are some "Jackie stories" in my upcoming book, The End of the Fairy-Tale Bride....]