All-American style icons: The women who are inspiring our summer

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All-American style icons: The women who are inspiring our summer
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. 
It really doesn't get much more American than Katie's classic, girl next door vibe. 
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. 
We mean...duh. 
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 spirit of patriotism (and it being summer, and the Fourth of July being this week), we're taking a look back at some of our favorite all-American style icons.

From Jackie Kennedy to Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce, there are some women (and a few men!) who personify what it means to have a classic, all-American style. Though the look has changed a little since Jackie's time, there are some style icons who will always be just that -- iconic.

Click through the gallery to see who made our cut!
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