Sep 05, 2017 | By Sara Radin
Although Michael Kors has been unofficially dubbed the king of American jet setting style, he is not the first to capitalize on the image of the chic traveler constantly on the go. The creation of the 1960s supermodels and the youth culture of fashion created traveling correspondents, jumping between fashion scenes; and what better lifestyle to sell than the glamorous content hopper. Be sure to check out the copy of this 1964 photo shoot for the swinging jet set uniform, “Julie Christie types. Bangs, Garbo hat, short skirt, lacy stockings, a little Greenwich Villagy, but never beat.”
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