The Dying Art of Elegance

An homage to the women who brought style, grace, and true beauty to the world. And the looks they inspired.
Kristin SCOTT THOMAS  (2010)
English actress.
"Why be simple when you can be complicated?"

Kristin SCOTT THOMAS  (2010)

English actress.

"Why be simple when you can be complicated?"

Jane GOODALL  (1960’s)
British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace.
“The most important thing is to actually think about what you do. To become aware and actually think about the effect of what you do on the environment and on society. That’s key, and that underlies everything else.”

Jane GOODALL  (1960’s)

British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace.

“The most important thing is to actually think about what you do. To become aware and actually think about the effect of what you do on the environment and on society. That’s key, and that underlies everything else.”

Mia FARROW  (1960’s)
American actress, singer, humanitarian, and fashion model.
"…life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible…and enjoying everything in between."

Mia FARROW  (1960’s)

American actress, singer, humanitarian, and fashion model.

"…life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible…and enjoying everything in between."

Jacqueline “Jackie” Lee Bouvier KENNEDY ONASSIS   (1960’s)
First Lady of the United States (1961-1963), editor and philanthropist.
"Every moment one lives is different from the other. The good, the bad, hardship, the joy, the tragedy, love, and happiness are all interwoven into one single, indescribable whole that is called life. You cannot separate the good from the bad. And perhaps there is no need to do so, either."

Jacqueline “Jackie” Lee Bouvier KENNEDY ONASSIS   (1960’s)

First Lady of the United States (1961-1963), editor and philanthropist.

"Every moment one lives is different from the other. The good, the bad, hardship, the joy, the tragedy, love, and happiness are all interwoven into one single, indescribable whole that is called life. You cannot separate the good from the bad. And perhaps there is no need to do so, either."

Sophia LOREN  (1950’s)
 Italian actress.
"Mistakes are a part of the dues one pays for a full life."

Sophia LOREN  (1950’s)

 Italian actress.

"Mistakes are a part of the dues one pays for a full life."

Jane FONDA  (1960’s)
American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru.
"But the whole point of liberation is that you get out. Restructure your life. Act by yourself."

Jane FONDA  (1960’s)

American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru.

"But the whole point of liberation is that you get out. Restructure your life. Act by yourself."

Elizabeth MONTGOMERY  (1976)
American film and television actress.
"The minute someone says ‘Oh God, you could never do that’…that’s the kind of stuff I want to do."

Elizabeth MONTGOMERY  (1976)

American film and television actress.

"The minute someone says ‘Oh God, you could never do that’…that’s the kind of stuff I want to do."

Tina CHOW  (1988)
Model and fashion icon.
“Femininity…has nothing to do with wearing ruffles. You can show your femininity regardless of what you wear. Your attitude will show it. Femininity and feminism go hand and hand.”

Tina CHOW  (1988)

Model and fashion icon.

“Femininity…has nothing to do with wearing ruffles. You can show your femininity regardless of what you wear. Your attitude will show it. Femininity and feminism go hand and hand.”

Amelia EARHART  (1937)
American aviation pioneer and author.
“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”

Amelia EARHART  (1937)

American aviation pioneer and author.

“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”

Daphne GUINNESS  (2011)
Avant-garde British artist, model and muse.
"I treat clothing or a piece of jewelry like it was a piece of art."

Daphne GUINNESS  (2011)

Avant-garde British artist, model and muse.

"I treat clothing or a piece of jewelry like it was a piece of art."

Wilhelmina COOPER  (1950’s)
Dutch model.
"Beauty and confidence is ageless."

Wilhelmina COOPER  (1950’s)

Dutch model.

"Beauty and confidence is ageless."

Christy TURLINGTON  (2010)
American model.
"It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is."

Christy TURLINGTON  (2010)

American model.

"It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is."

CAPUCINE  (1950’s)
French actress and fashion model.
"I used to think I needed a man to define myself. Not any more."

CAPUCINE  (1950’s)

French actress and fashion model.

"I used to think I needed a man to define myself. Not any more."

Diana SPENCER (1997) 
Princess of Wales, philanthropist.
"Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you."

Diana SPENCER (1997) 

Princess of Wales, philanthropist.

"Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you."

Gwyneth PALTROW  (2011)
American actress and singer.
"Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick."

Gwyneth PALTROW  (2011)

American actress and singer.

"Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick."