Fashion

The most memorable style icons

Aug. 30, 2013 at 2:50 PM ET

Not just anyone can be a style icon. To be considered an icon, you have to possess poise, grace, vision, courage and an open mind in order to take fashion to another level. It's more than just being consistently well-dressed.

In honor of the 16th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana, take a look at her enduring style legacy, as well as fashion icons past and present such as first lady Michelle Obama, Kate Moss and Audrey Hepburn.

Icon status has been achieved by a specific canon of women whose look has inspired, endured and infiltrated pop culture, designer collections and mass trends time and time again.


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