• Jackie


    Known for her silk Hermes head scarves and dark, round sunglasses, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis nonchalantly embodies her fashion icon status wearing a prep staple interpreted in leather. Even incognito, Jackie retains her elegance and grace.

    Image via Alain Dejean

    "Given their English provenance and their unisex, sturdy appeal, preppies claim the trench as our own."   —Lisa Birnbach, True Prep

    Sep 15, 2010 | Permalink (9) Total Comments

    Makeda Sylvester left a comment on 2/17/2013 at 11:41 AM:

    I just purchased my new set of wingtip oxfords from RL.  They were on a decent sale and only my size left so I’m really happy.  Now I need cedar shoe trees.  What’s a good source for that, anyone?

    Anyway I am a female.  I do own bow ties, long ties, brogues, my dads Dobbs hat, and heeled wingtips.  I am in love with menswear.  Recently I started wearing my husbands sweaters and such. So glad I found this site which is all about my fave style.  Now I have a name for it.

    Lily Lemontree (AS) left a comment on 9/18/2010 at 1:10 PM:

    Have always adored this picture of Mrs. Kennedy!

    bunny left a comment on 9/16/2010 at 5:26 PM:

    i always loved this photo of her. so classic yet with a touch of ‘lil edie’ eccentricity.

    Joey Dee left a comment on 9/16/2010 at 12:45 AM:

    Love the new banners. Will these change daily? I ask because I see speery but wonder about Cole haan.

    Sam left a comment on 9/15/2010 at 10:41 PM:

    Absolutely classic.  Does it get any better than this?

    @F.E.- you’ve inspired me to throw up some female images on my blog.  Thanks.


    Kalyn Johnson left a comment on 9/15/2010 at 6:04 PM:

    I love this look - it’s one that I rock regularly ... in fact my Twitter page has a silhouette of me with the exact same look, @kalynjohnson. It’s a timeless chic look.  Viva Jackie O!

    S.N. Carpeaux left a comment on 9/15/2010 at 1:08 PM:

    That leather trench is to die for.

    The Boss left a comment on 9/15/2010 at 12:59 PM:

    “Jackie-O with the top down, open.” ;)

    Christian Bourasseau left a comment on 9/15/2010 at 10:15 AM:

    What a style!