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Recreate Jackie Kennedy’s Effortless Summer Style With These Wardrobe Essentials

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Of the many famous first ladies who’ve walked the hallowed halls of the White House, there’s one among them who’s remained a style icon even decades after her passing. We’re sure it didn’t take you long to figure out who we’re talking about. Yes, Jackie Kennedy is, to this very day, known for her fashion choices, which set the tone for the ’50s and ‘60s and still resonate to this day. In fact, many of the sartorial statements we see today can be traced back to some of Jackie O.’s favorite looks. Now that summer is here, maybe it’s about time we try to recreate some of those famous outfits that are quintessentially Jackie.

Summer is the perfect season to embrace your inner Jackie O. Whether you’re summering on Cape Cod (wow, we wish!), or enjoying those endless summer nights in the city, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t feel as elegant as the late first lady. In this slideshow, we’ve rounded up a few essential pieces you can add to your wardrobe so that you can recreate some of Jackie’s looks. Naturally, you’ll need a pair of bold sunglasses — don’t worry, we included the perfect pair!

No matter what occasion you’re dressing for this summer, add a dash of Jackie O. to your look. The beloved first lady was known for saying so much with her fashion choices. So give your contemporary wardrobe a touch of classic finesse. See our recommendations for dupes of Jackie O.’s summer wardrobe essentials.

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