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History of Women

Jackie Kennedy: First Lady of Fashion

She gave the world a symbol of hope

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Fashion
Artwork: © Carlyn Beccia | www.CarlynBeccia.com

First Lady. Jackie hated that silly title.

She thought it made her sound like a “saddlehorse.”¹ Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy was not about to be a trained pony, but she was savvy enough to know that a president’s wife had to play her part and that meant dressing with grace and style.

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com