The early 80s, 90s, and 2000s were a glorious time for the jewelry and fashion industry. They were characterized by icons who till date are the reason behind some of the most unique looks to ever grace our silver screens, and fashion runways. Today we take a look at three uber-stylish icons who many years later, continue to inspire jaw-dropping jewelry looks.
Although Audrey Hepburn died over two decades ago, women across the globe still emulate her style. Famed for her role in the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s Audrey was not just Hollywood’s sweetheart, but also one of the most stylish women to ever grace our silver screens. She is the reason why today nearly every woman across the world has a little black dress in her wardrobe. But her jaw-dropping style isn’t just limited to the black dress, it extends to how she accessorized.
The film icon is particularly famed for her oversized 3-strand pearl necklace which she seamlessly pulled off with the little black dress. Other than awesome statement necklaces, Audrey regularly stunned the crowd with her chic diamond earrings, and oversized sunglasses. However, she wasn’t always extra. She would sometimes keep it minimal with only a pair of diamond earrings and her style is definitely something you can pull off, if you shop from a great jeweler like Violet Moon jewelry.
Let’s talk of a girl who became a princess, the famous Grace Kelly. Famed for her classic, impeccable yet modest style, Grace Kelly started as an actress but later said goodbye to acting, and hello to the world of royalty after she became Princess of Monaco. Her style even before royalty was impeccable and became even more tasteful over the years. This is no surprise given that being a princess gave her more access to regal jewelry collections. But note, her being princess doesn’t mean she drenched herself in gold and diamonds. She kept her style rather minimalistic, but sophisticated.
Our list wouldn’t be complete without Marilyn Monroe and of course we had to save the best for last. Famed for her signature blonde, red lips, curvy figure and an all-round seductive persona, the world was definitely lucky to have her. She gave life to the phrase “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” and while it’s been over half a century since she passed away, Marilyn Monroe’s style echoes loud in the halls of fashion and jewelry.
On screen, Marilyn’s style was characterized by oversized diamond earrings, statement necklaces and bangles. Off the screen however, Marilyn’s style even though iconic was pretty minimalistic. She would keep it simple by pairing simple pearl or diamond earrings with fancy yet simple bracelets. If you are looking for a “less is more” way to elevate your style, then Marilyn Monroe is just the icon you want to look up to.
There’s something about fashion icons from the early years. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that they weren’t criticized for every move they made like today’s celebrities. But whatever the reason, we have to admit they laid the foundation for some of the most unique jewelry and fashion trends we see today.
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