The words fashion icons equals to Katharine Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy Onassis. They will and always are the person of style. They are remembered for their classic beauty and respected for their fashion sense. Ms. Hepburn will always be the first woman who wore pants in Hollywood where it was considered immoral in the 1930’s. She is known for great personal style, taste and strength. Ms. Onassis on the other hand was the cultured and demure First Lady of the White House who became the bejeweled wife of Aristotle Onassis. She wore Oleg Cassini’s off shoulder gowns and A-line dresses, wore Valentino’s crisp designs and Carolina Herrera’s soft, casual style. The Jackie-O sunglasses defined her most to block the sun and to keep out paparazzi’s.
Other fashion icons like Janis Joplin, Audrey Hepburn, Cher, Brigitte Bardot, Jane Birkin, Lucille Ball, Edie Sedgwick have graced the fashion world with their own style and fashion sense that trendy people will look up to.
Now becoming a fashion icon is not easy. You have to stand out and make an impression to the people around you. Here are some of the things you need to consider on becoming a fashion icon:
Know What to Wear
Buy magazines and read articles regarding the latest fashion and look at the pictures. Choose the look that will fit your body, personality and suits your lifestyle. Check your wardrobe add a little of your personal sense of style and be an icon.
Mix ‘n’ Match
Learn to mix fashions like emo and jock, goth and geek, prep and punk.
Wear the right Accessories
Match your accessories with what you are wearing. Do not overdo accessories.
Shoes and Sandals
Know what’s the “it” shoes and sandals and it need not be expensive. It should be trendy not cheap and flashy.
You need to wear make up to give you a fresh new look. Ask advice from the girl on the make-up counter and have a makeover for free. Learn tips and tricks on how to wear the right make-up for your skin. You can’t have too much color always remember that.
A fashion icon is a person that people admire because of the clothes they wear and the look they project. They prove that their individuality defines their style. People hate them, love them, are obsessed with them, and even want to be them. Fashion icon is also known as the trendsetter. A little help from magazines and advices from fashion icons will help you a lot but do not forget to put a little you in the style to project individuality. With this information, envision and be creative about how you’re giving out your statement through clothing. Perfecting this can make you a fashion icon in your own way and on your social circle.