A look back at the women who were the fashion experts in 1800’s America.1.
Elizabeth Taylor: The Queen of Pop The Queen Elizabeth was the most popular female fashion icon of the Victorian era.
In her prime, she was one of the most accomplished fashion designers of her time.
She wore very little makeup and wore a high-waisted, wide-legged style that she called “lady-like.”
Her look was very popular, and she was the first female designer to design a full-length gown.2.
Alice Cooper: The Country Singer In the early 1900s, Alice Cooper was the singer, songwriter, and fashion icon for the United States.
He also wrote songs like “I Am a Rock Star,” “Bunny, I’m Your Rock,” and “Sweetheart of Mine.”3.
Grace Jones: The Beauty Queen The “Queen of the Ballet” was the highest-paid female fashion designer of her era.
She was well-known for her high-necked, high-low, and pin-striped gowns.4.
Adele: The Star of the Night She wore her hair in a ponytail and a long, curly wig, but she also wore a simple, high collar dress with a waistcoat and a skirt.5.
Florence Henderson: The Countess of Windsor The Countesses of Windsor, known as the “Crown of England,” were a royal family that ruled England for over 200 years.
The Counts had a long-standing rivalry with the Duke of Wellington and often competed in the Battle of Waterloo.6.
Gertrude Stein: The Duchess of Parma She wore a low-cut, pleated skirt and a white satin jacket over her high, long-sleeved gown.7.
Helen Keller: The Singer Helen Keller was the famous artist and author who wrote songs about love and love affairs.
Her first album was titled “Love Songs for a Lover.”8.
Gloria Steinem: The Feminist The legendary feminist and feminist activist wrote that it was “not the gender that matters” and that feminism was a way to “build a world that respects everyone.”9.
Kate Moss: The Actress She played Marla Singer on the television series The West Wing.
She also played the wife of actor Sean Penn in the movies Inception and The King of Comedy.10.
Jean Harlow: The Fashion Designer and Icon She was the founder of Harlow and Harlow, a fashion house and designer duo in New York City.
She collaborated with Alexander McQueen and was known for her “faux couture” look, which featured colorful dresses, low-key accessories, and bright colors.11.
Julie Andrews: The Jazz Singer Andrews was an influential singer, poet, and composer who also wrote poetry.
Her lyrics included “We shall never die/That was all I had/A dream that I could hold.”12.
Vivienne Westwood: The Designer Westwood was one the most influential women of the 19th century.
She is best known for creating the first full-fledged gown, a “high-waist, wide bodied dress” that she dubbed “the most expensive dress ever made.”13.
Victoria Beckham: The Footballer Beckham was the soccer star and English footballer who won the World Cup in 2002 and 2003.
He was known as one of America’s greatest soccer players and was also known for his glamorous lifestyle.14.
Barbara Walters: The Glamour Model Walters, who also worked as a model and actress, had an iconic look that featured short, strappy dresses with long, high, and high-cut skirts.15.
Mary Pickford: The American Actress Pickford starred in films like The Young Woman and A View to a Kill and was one.
She won a Golden Globe Award in 1947 for her portrayal of a beautiful, intelligent woman in the film The Lady Vanishes.16.
Elizabeth Strachey: The Model Stracheys career was legendary and she is known for wearing high-end, high necked dresses.17.
Elizabeth Gaskell: The Comedian Gaskell was a comedic genius and host on the CBS television show The Gaskells.
She had a career that included roles in The Beverly Hillbillies and The West Side Story.18.
Betty Friedan: The Author, Founder, and Journalist Friedan was a woman of color who was known in the 1960s for her books on race, feminism, and the environment.19.
Nancy Sinatra: The Rapper Sinatra was known throughout the world for his hits, including “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction,” “It Takes Two,” “I’ll Never Become Famous,” “You’re the One,” and the iconic song “Can’t Help Falling in Love.”20.
Lili Reinhart: The Physician and Therapist Reinhart is known as a pioneer in the field of sports medicine and