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Today, the word "trendsetter" just doesn’t hold the same cache as it did back in the day. Mainstream was the way ladies of the past swam, so when sartorial rebels made a splash, it was cannonball style! And now that nonconformity is the cardinal rule for every fashion cognoscente, we feel the need to give some props to the pacesetters who made being a black sheep chic.
From the ultimate editrix, Diana Vreeland, to bohemian bon vivant Anita Pallenberg and decadent British darling Wallis Simpson, we’re forever grateful to these five iconic rebels. And, since their styles still resonate today, we’ve concocted a handful of cool ensembles inspired by each pioneer's singular taste. So, give a nod to your avant-garde ancestors, and soak up some of our secrets to making your own major fashion waves this summer.
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You’ve had it penned, circled, and underlined in your diary for weeks. Finally, Cyber Monday is almost here. See our top tips for making the most of slashed prices, bargain deals, and cut-price party dresses. read