Her triple strand fake pearl necklace recently sold for an astounding $47,000 at Bonhams' Pioneers of Popular Culture auction recently. She wore them in the late 1950's and during her White House years.
Even much later in life, pearls were still part of her accessories.
She was a fashion trendsetter in those days. Her impeccable taste in clothes can be see in this selection from a past exhibition of her clothes. Her elegant choices have stood the test of time as had her pearls.
Other trendsetters from the past :
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