12 Iconic Signature Looks To Inspire Your Wardrobe This Season

If you’re looking for a summer wardrobe facelift, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve curated 12 insanely inspiring looks from some of our favorite style icons (think: Jane Birkin, Marilyn Monroe, and more), and have all the shopping you’ll ever need to snag their looks.

Anjelica Huston
​Legs, cheekbones, and dark locks aside, Huston’s ‘70s style is simply unforgettable. We couldn’t resist including this laidback ensemble, and can venture to guess you’ll be trying out this look for your next backyard BBQ, no? Yes!

Equipment Brett Striped Shirt ($258)

​The thin, two-tone stripes on this shirt give it a crisp and clean appeal.

Lou & Grey Washed Poplin Shorts ($40)

​These relaxed-fit shorts are perfect for pairing with polished separates, like a button-down shirt and lace-up flats.

Dolce Vita Damalis Lace-Up Avarca Sandals ($119)

​Dress up your flats with lace-up details!


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Bianca Jagger
Every fashion-obsessed girl knows that Jagger practically owns the white suit look (she even wore a version on her wedding day). Try this ensemble at work and you’re sure to impress your boss—and coworkers, too!

Mango Textured Linen-Blend Blazer ($120)

​A Jagger-inspired suit for less than $200 is a steal, if you ask us.

Mango Pleated Crepe Trousers ($60)

​A Jagger-inspired suit for less than $200 is a steal, if you ask us.

Goorin Heritage Samson Bowler Hat ($120)

​There’s something so fun and flirty about a bowler hat—try this one!


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Catherine Deneuve
​Onscreen and off-screen, Dunaway’s accessories were enviable (we still can’t get over her headband in Belle de Jour). This youthful sash tied in a bow is certainly no exception!

American Apparel Printed Cotton Twist Scarf ($14)

​We love the nautical vibe on this headscarf.

ASOS Plain Headscarf ($10)

​An oversized black sash is endearing when tied in a bow.

Eugenia Kim Phoebe Headband ($240)

​Not skilled at tying scarves? We suggest this knotted headband.


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Grace Jones
​We all know Jones to be a serious style force, which is why we were delighted to find this ensemble, which is perfectly adaptable for your next girls’ night out.

French Connection Summer Mozart Ribber Jumper ($78)

​It may be warming up, but a ribbed sweater is great for the evening.

Anthropologie Opaque Thigh Highs ($18)

​A pair of thigh highs is adventurous and bold. Translation: A must-try.

Brixton Fiddler Cap ($34)

​This hat would look so chic atop a messy low bun.


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Grace Kelly
​A ladylike ensemble inspired by Kelly is a risk-free go-to. And this look is perfect for weekend getaways!

Topshop Gingham Calf Midi Skirt ($96)

​A full skirt in a summery print is all you need.

Reiss Miami Palm Print Silk Scarf ($150)

​Hello, scarf we never realized we had to have until right this moment.

Melissa Odabash Jemima Wide-Brimmed Hat ($150)

​Doesn’t this hat make you want to run off to South America?


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Jane Birkin
​We admire Birkin’s ability to blend sexuality with style, which is why we had to include this insanely adventurous evening ensemble.

Melissa Odabash Elizabeth Crochet-Knit Kaftan ($385)

​Can you imagine the amount of beach envy that will happen if you wear this crocheted number? Lots.

Bop Basics Twisted Colorblock Hobo ($100)

​We suspect you’ll be reaching for this woven bag every weekend this summer.

Sophie Hulme Flamingo Necklace ($171)

​A fun, pendant necklace is an easy accessory choice.


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Jean Seberg
​If you’ve ever wondered what the perfect way to wear a striped shirt is, here you go. The key to pulling off a Seberg-inspired striped shirt ensemble is in the details: Let your top fall slightly off the shoulder and give your trousers a loose, unstudied cuff.

Toteme Mayfair Pants ($275)

​These pants from Elin Kling’s new collection are Seberg perfection.

Wood Wood Adrian Stripe Longsleeve Shirt ($100)

​Get yourself to a yacht, in this shirt, immediately!



Jean Shrimpton
​An English model and actress, and most notably, an icon of Swinging London, Shrimpton’s style and beauty are still praised. This chic ensemble you’re looking at? The ultimate travel style inspiration image, in our humble opinions.

Paige USA Kylie Crop Jeans ($179)

​A pair of white jeans is a summer investment worth making.

LOFT Petite Paisley Softened Shirt ($60)

​Infuse your summer look with a ‘70s print, like paisley.

Givenchy Snake Slip-On Sandals ($595)

​No words.


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Katharine Hepburn
​Hepburn is known for sporting trousers before it was fashionable for women to do, and even though it’s fashionable now, we’re still in awe.

Steven Alan Oversized Stand Collar Shirt ($215)

​This is one of those shirts you’ll realize you wear every week, some way or another.

Ann Taylor Wide-Leg Cropped Pants ($89)

​These would mix-and-match with all of your work and play pieces. Read: Day-to-night transitional piece.


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Lauren Bacall
​Attention: tomboys everywhere, take note! This insanely chic masculine-inspired look is perfectly styled. From the polished up-do to the short-sleeve button-down shirt to the woven Bermuda shorts — tres magnifique!

Alexander Wang Frayed Silk Chiffon Short Sleeve Shirt ($325)

​The frayed edges give this sleek button-down shirt a stylish finish.

Topshop Moto Linen Striped Culottes ($64)

​We’ve been fans of Bermuda shorts for quite awhile now.

Casio Analog Watch ($40)

​We adore this supremely versatile timepiece.


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Marilyn Monroe
​Channel your inner Monroe in this daring look. Not up for sporting your midsection? Try a pair of high-waisted shorts with a crop top, and only show a sliver of skin, instead!

The Row Nenette Cropped Sweater ($690)

​A cream, cropped turtleneck is undeniably stylish.

Zara Striped Shorts ($50)

​High-waisted shorts are as flattering as they are feminine.

H&M Strappy Sandals ($18)

​At this price point, these sandals are the perfect beachside footwear choice.


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​Nine times out of 10, when you ask who the ultimate mod fashion icon is, the answer is Twiggy. With her signature shift dress and darling doe eyes, it’s no wonder she’s inspiring our summer wardrobe.

Equipment Aubrey Dress ($248)

​Just think of all the summertime events you could wear this frock to!

Miu Miu Patent Leather Flat Mary Janes ($550)

​C’mon, these are adorable.

Make Up For Ever Individual Eyelashes ($16)

​Beauty makeover anyone?

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