Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: a First Lady’s Revolution

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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A First Lady’s Revolution Jacqueline “Jackie” Bouvier was born on July 28th 1929 in New York City, and died on May 19th 1994.[1][2] She lived an uneventful life; until- by chance- she met and married John F. Kennedy on September 12th of 1953 with a shocking thirteen hundred guests. [3] This marriage introduced Mrs. Kennedy onto the long path of being in the public eye and having her every move watched and even exonerated. The epitome of class and elegance, Jackie was considered an important idol of her time and all of the time following. By introducing a revolutionary concept of intertwining fashion style, intelligence and charm Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis single-handedly influenced the female population of the United States of America and beyond. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was artistically gifted with putting together modern, beautiful and trendsetting ensembles of fashionable outfits that created a revolutionary way to look at modern style. Jackie was and still is famously known for her assorted collection of pillbox hats. Jackie was also well known as a woman who commonly wore entirely matching outfits. She often wore pea coats that matched her many pillbox hats.[4] Jackie was also one of the earliest famous women to fashionably sport a Cartier Tank watch, which would soon become one of the most famous and timeless wristwatches of all time.[5] ‘The White House Years’ event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art press release was quoted as saying, "Jacqueline Kennedy's personal style was a timely continuum, bridging the divide that then separated the old world from the new, the values of assured patrician elegance with the 'youthquake' of energy, dynamism, and forward-thinking modernity of the later 1960s. She emerges...as at once a paradigm of old-fashioned dignity,

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