Born November 12 1929, Philadelphea, Grace Patricia Kelly went on to become an Academy Award winning actress
She starred in films including Dial M for Murder as well as The Country Girl which got her her award
To our generation Grace Kelly is best known for marrying Prince Rainer III of Monaco
At the age of 52 the star sadly passed away after suffering a stroke while driving in the South of France – her car drove off a cliff putting Kelly in a 24 hour coma before she passed away, but luckily her youngest daughter survived the accident
WHAT MAKES THEM A STYLE ICON?
Her style was timeless – favouring classic black dresses and pearls over outlandish gowns
Her understated style meant that you were always drawn to her natural beauty – she always appeared fresh faced
No matter the event, Grace knew how to dress for award shows just as well as days out with the family
Her style was impeccable – head to toe chic, simple and classic…a flawlessly elegant woman
SHOP GRACE’S ICONIC LOOK
1. Floral print shift dress by Oasis at ASOS
2. Cream swing coat at Warehouse
3. Pearl jewellery set at Debenhams
4. Court shoes with mid heel at Kurt Geiger
Don’t forget to add waves to your hair, keep your make up minimal and paint your lips with a slick of rosy red lipstick to capture Grace Kelly’s neat look.