Sunday, June 26, 2011

June 20th Fashion Parade: Get The Look: Grace Kelly

The cool, aristocratic charm of Grace Kelly was revered well before she became Princess Grace of Monaco. Sophistication, flawless natural beauty and a certain reserve give her look an iconic appeal to this day.

Characterized by unerring elegance, the actress-turned-princess was known for well-tailored suits, neat twinsets, full skirts, simple and effective evening gowns, pearls and long white gloves. She loved hats.

Grace's Helen Rose wedding gown made for a very royal wedding in 1956, when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco. Her namesake handbag came into being when Grace carried a Herm├Ęs bag to obscure her pregnancy months after her marriage.

See what Grace-worthy elegance the members of the Vintage Fashion Guild have in store...

1950s Beaded Blue Satin Gown previously sold by Past Perfect Vintage

White Pearl-beaded Gloves available at Joules Vintage
1950's Black Straw Hat With Side Bows & Veil from Viva Vintage Clothing
"You can find more fabulous vintage items from more sellers at the VINTAGE FASHION GUILD WEEKLY FASHION PARADE!

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