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No one sported a strand of pearls quite (Credit: AP)

No one sported a strand of pearls quite like Kennedy, who is pictured here entering the Theater de Lys in New York City. (July 28, 1965)

Jackie Kennedy's best fashion moments

In her time as first lady, Jackie Kennedy became a fashion icon. From gorgeous gowns to chic suits and pearls, here are some of her best looks. -- Alison Bernicker

While she may have been known for her
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While she may have been known for her gorgeous evening gowns, Kennedy also knew how to nail a more casual look. Her high-waisted skirt and sleeveless top in this beachside photo are effortlessly fashionable. (June 27, 1953)

Even snow couldn't stop Kennedy from looking chic
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Even snow couldn't stop Kennedy from looking chic as she left her home in Georgetown to attend the inaugural concert in Washington, D.C. (Jan. 19, 1961)

Kennedy sported this fashion-forward gown at a state
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Kennedy sported this fashion-forward gown at a state dinner. (April 30, 1961)

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Kennedy looked modest in this long overcoat and
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Kennedy looked modest in this long overcoat and hat on a trip to India. (March 12, 1962)

The only thing cuter than the baby elephant
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The only thing cuter than the baby elephant she fed on a trip to India was Kennedy's stylish color-block dress with emerald accents. (March 14, 1962)

Kennedy looked sweet and chic in this knee-length
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Kennedy looked sweet and chic in this knee-length apricot dress, which she wore on a visit to India. (March 17, 1962)

Kennedy looked gorgeous in this gathered Grecian-style gown
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Kennedy looked gorgeous in this gathered Grecian-style gown at a White House event honoring 49 American Nobel Prize winners. (April 29, 1962)

Kennedy stunned in this embellished white gown at
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Kennedy stunned in this embellished white gown at a White House dinner party. (May 22, 1962)

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Kennedy wore this simple sleeveless gown with a
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Kennedy wore this simple sleeveless gown with a sun-shaped embellishment at a dinner hosted by the Australian ambassador to the United States. (Sept. 14, 1962)

Kennedy, pictured arriving in Dallas, wore this now-iconic
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Kennedy, pictured arriving in Dallas, wore this now-iconic pink suit on the day her husband was assassinated. (Nov. 22, 1963)

No one sported a strand of pearls quite
(Credit: AP)

No one sported a strand of pearls quite like Kennedy, who is pictured here entering the Theater de Lys in New York City. (July 28, 1965)

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