In her Hollywood years, Grace Kelly had made only 11 films, then left her movie career to become the Princess of Monaco, at the age of 26. But her career as a style icon, had just started.
There are not many women who can inspire the floral print of scarves of one Italian fashion brand Gucci and made a handbag of another French couture house eternal like Grace Kelly.
On screen in Hollywood or off screen in Monaco, Grace Kelly almost always looks elegant, sophisticated and graceful, and one of her secrets is to carry a scarf with her, big or small, patterned or in solid color, and wear as a headscarf.
Audrey Hepburn as a timeless style icon, has created countless classic look both on screen and off screen, with only a few basic items like black dress, ballet flat, Capri pant, together with accessories like earrings, scarves and sunglasses. She loves to use scarves as headscarves, not only in films like Funny Face, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Charade, Love in the afternoon, but also in her own life, whether walking on the street, riding a bicycle, at the airport or in the airplane, even on her wedding day when she married the Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti.
Silk is one of the most elegant and versatile fabrics, which can be used for making dresses, blouses, skirt, pants, as well as accessories like scarves, shawls. But it also is famous for being difficult to handle. Here are some of its chacteristics.
In her White House years, Jackie Kennedy remained forever in the collective consciousness of American an elegant and dignified a young, elegant and dignified First Lady, with her sleeveless shift dresses， boxy cropped jackets, white gloves and pillbox hats. As the wife of the richest Greek tycoon, Jackie Kennedy Onassis’s style changes dramatically to that of the jet set with Capri pants, fitting t-shirt, over sized sunglasses.
But one thing never changes in her style: the permanent silk scarf she uses as headscarf, worn with dresses, suits, trench coats as well as sportive t-shirts.