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November 2019- Dallas

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a well-balanced list. We look for people with distinctive, highly individual, and sometimes even idiosyncratic style who are leaders, not followers, and who have a degree of visibility. Snub stories. Many contenders have tried and failed to win a spot on the List — Eleanor was frequently offered bribes. Many others have worked hard to befriend committee members or voters to influence their choices. There are always people angered by who is included and who is omitted. The fact that people get emotional only demonstrates the power of the List. Personal all-time List faves. This is difficult, but Babe Paley is pretty much the gold standard for the U.S. Jacqueline de Ribes is the embodiment of Parisian chic. Audrey Hepburn is eternally elegant and relevant. Carolina Herrera is exemplary and impeccable. Morning/evening rituals and grooming habits. I'm a big believer in sleep. I'm disciplined about skincare. I adore makeup, but as an enhancer more than a cover-up. A good haircut is fundamental. Some form of daily exercise is important. Movement is a necessity of life. And there is a French saying I have heard: "Love is the best cosmetic." C u r r e n t f a s h i o n inspirations. I admire everything that Thom Browne does. He is keeping alive great traditions of craftsmanship, within a very adventuresome framework. I enjoy the endless, upbeat creativity of Stacey Bendet for Alice + Olivia. I'm fascinated to watch how Wes Gordon is moving Carolina Herrera in a new direction, while respecting the codes and legacy of the brand. Bianca Jagger, 1970 Slim Hawks with Diana Vreeland and husband, Reed Vreeland, 1952

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