How to Dress Like Grace Kelly

by Kat Consador

Dress Like Grace Kelly

sexiestever.com, handbagsell.com, Life Magazine, Daily Mail UK, LA TImes, lesliejanemoran.blogspot.com, thelistmaven.com

Academy Award winning actress Grace Kelly was a style icon of her time. As Alfred Hitchcock's muse, she played a cool blond beauty with a regal grace and an aristocratic air. Her elegant presence and sophisticated good looks captivated viewers, while her crisp, classic style was widely emulated by women everywhere. She continued her success in film until she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco, where she retired in order to fulfill her duties as Princess Grace of Monaco. With clean lines and a tasteful style, Kelly's fashion impact will continue to influence women far into the future.

Items you will need

  • Kelly bag by Hermes or lookalike
  • Ice blue satin dress
  • Short evening dress
  • Full-skirted floral dress
  • Tailored suit
  • Casual jeans
  • Hats with little veils
  • Low-heeled shoes
  • Gloves
  • Horn-rimmed glasses
  • Silk chiffon scarves
Step 1

Rock the Kelly bag by Hermes or find a look-a-like. This was her most famous accessory as she was seen toting it on the cover of a magazine in 1958.

Step 2

Get an ice blue satin dress. Kelly loved this dress so much, she was seen wearing it to the 1955 Academy Awards where she won Best Actress in "Country Girl." She was also previously seen donning it to a premiere of the movie and on the cover of "Life" in 1955.

Step 3

Wear a full skirt. Kelly lived in an era when the full skirt was in vogue.

Step 4

Get a tailored suit. Kelly's classic tailored suit was typically paired with the Kelly bag.

Step 5

Get her accessories. One of Kelly's iconic accessories was the silk chiffon scarf. She also adorned hats with little veils, low heeled shoes, gloves and horn rimmed glasses.

Tips

  • Kelly kept everything in mint condition. She bagged and labeled important items. Learn from Kelly and keep your items in the condition they came in.

Photo Credits

  • sexiestever.com, handbagsell.com, Life Magazine, Daily Mail UK, LA TImes, lesliejanemoran.blogspot.com, thelistmaven.com

About the Author

Kat Consador is a freelance writer and professional competitive Latin dancer. Her work has appeared in eHow and various online publications. She also writes for clients in small businesses, primarily specializing in SEO. She earned a Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology from Arizona State University.