Iconic Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89
- Lauren embodied classic 1940s sensibilities.
- Wearing a key lime shift and pearl studs, Jackie is the classic all-American woman.
- We don't think it gets more American than this.
- Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia have inspired a nation of J.Crew-obsessed women with their smart and sophisticated style.
- The actress sported preppy separates as a young co-ed in love the all-American classic, "Love Story", but in real life, she personified boho chic.
- A little bit bohemian, and a little bit rock 'n' roll, Kate's look (even on the red carpet) is always effortless.
- The model and actress's classic look and sometimes tomboyish look has led to recent contracts with J.Crew and The Row.
- Who could pull off jeans with a bow-tie better than Ralph Lauren himself?
- This classic American beauty is always a red carpet standout.
- Olivia is pretty much every American girl's style icon. A lover of color and prints, and a mixer of high and low, she represents exactly how young women want to dress today.
- Ever since the Cruel Intentions days, Reese has epitomized the fresh-faced look.
- Gwyn's pretty in pink moment at the 1999 Academy Awards has gone down in all-American red carpet history.
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- American royalty in their own right, Jay and Bey are America's favorite sweethearts.
- American socialite and Moda Operandi founder Lauren has a classic taste with an edgy sensibility, making her the ultimate modern American fashion icon.
- The President and Executive Creator Director of J.Crew has been called the "woman who dresses America", and with good reason.
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- This All-American supermodel grew up is homegrown from St. Louis.
- Kate is another young actress with a decidedly American style -- a little trendy, a little edgy, and not afraid of a good basic.
In the wake of Robin Williams's tragic passing, Hollywood has lost another legend. Iconic screen siren and stage actress Lauren Bacall passed away yesterday, August 13, 2014, at the age of 89. The sultry star had a storied career, and was often paired in movies with husband Humphrey Bogart, who passed away in 1957.
Born in New York City as Betty Joan Perske, Bacall got her start as a model. A Harper's Bazaar cover led to a screen test for To Have and Have Not, where she met and fell in love with Bogart. The rest was history, and Bacall skyrocketed to fame, working in films, TV, and on stage for the duration of her life. She received Tony Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960, and an honorary Oscar for her body of work in 2009. Her signature raspy voice became her calling card. Her absence in Hollywood will be widely felt.
Lauren Bacall was one of the great stylish Hollywood actresses. Click through the gallery for some of the most stylish American women.