Cool fuckin’ photo.
Not a Hair Out of Place - Jackie in close-up, October 1960. “Her bouffant hairdo is becoming a by-word in beauty salons,” wrote LIFE in January 1961, and “despite herself, [Jackie] is becoming the nation’s No. 1 fashion influence.” Fifty years later, her style is still referenced: Just take a look at Michelle Obama’s similarly pumped-up hair and pearls.
Sen. Jack Kennedy lending an ear to his wife Jackie as they sit together at table during cocktail hour before dining at society gala sponsored by wife of US Amb. to Cuba, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. New York, NY. November (1956)
— Jackie Kennedy (via boldbraveandbeautiful)
Last week Jackie O would have turned 80. She was such a style icon during her time in Washington, influencing the fashion choices of women all over the world. But as this photo spread in LIFE reveals, some of her most amazing fashion choices happened “Post-Camelot.”