How to channel your inner Lee Radziwill
Start writing a post
Student Life

A 6-Step Guide On How To Channel Your Inner Lee Radziwill

A how-to guide to becoming a 5th-Avenue Swan.

112
A 6-Step Guide On How To Channel Your Inner Lee Radziwill

Caroline Lee Radziwill is a socialite, former princess, interior decorator, and public relation executive. Having inherited the exquisite Bouvier eye for style, Radziwill worked as Diana Vreeland's assistant at Harper's Bazaar and became one of Truman Capote's beloved swans. The style icon has a luxurious chic wardrobe that includes shift dresses, fur coats, caftans, and fitted suits.

Here is a brief how-to guide that will teach you how to channel your inner Radziwill.

1. Dress up, often. 

c1.staticflickr.com

Lee Radziwill is revered for her timeless style and chic wardrobe. Curate a wardrobe filled with elegant pieces like fur coats, trench coats, and A-line dresses. Be sure to dress well for any occasion, whether it be attending a dinner party or buying groceries at the supermarket.

2. Decorate.

c1.staticflickr.com

Lee Radziwill's interior decorating projects were constantly photographed for magazine spreads and editorials. Spruce up your place with foliage, luxurious furnishings, and sophisticated tablecloth.

3. Be Curious.

www.hungertv.com

Lee Radziwill briefly pursued a career in photojournalism and documentary filmmaking. Her projects include following The Rolling Stones on tour and interviewing her relatives, "Big" and "Little" Edie Beale. Align with Radziwill's curiosity by also pursuing creative assignments in your spare time.

4. Socialize.

theyearofhalloween.files.wordpress.com

Lee Radziwill was also a wonderful host and involved with party-planning. She was an attendant to Truman Capote's famous Black and White Ball and several other social events. Plan a party or two with all of your nearest and dearest. Become a party-person with an excellent social calendar.

5. Release your internal actress.

i.pinimg.com

Lee Radziwill once pursued an acting career as a result of encouragement from Truman Capote. She made her debut in the production of "The Philadelphia Story" at the Ivanhoe Theatre in Chicago in 1967. Even though she received less-than-kind reviews, her short-lived acting career was highly publicized and a major social event.

6. Travel.

static01.nyt.com

Lee Radziwill is also an active participant in the international jet-set. Flying to exotic locations and being photographed in beautiful settings were included in Radziwill's busy lifestyle. Ignite your wanderlust by also traveling around the world, if your budget would permit the extravagance.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Student Life

Wine Wednesdays!

How to get through the best Hump Day get together.

383

What would Wine Wednesdays be without wine? Grab a bottle of red and a bottle of white so that you have some variety. If you feel like splurging, get a bottle of Rosé too.

Keep Reading... Show less
schoolforthedogs.com

Every day of the week is unique, to say the least. Although they don't have to get up for work or go to class on a Monday, dogs truly relate to the struggle we face every day. Here are the days of the week as told by the cutest pups around:

Keep Reading... Show less
Her Campus

I remember freshman year like it was just yesterday. I remember frantically walking to my first class with my highlighted map of campus in hand trying to get there early to get a front row seat. I remember learning that college exams are very different from high school ones. Studying the night before an exam just doesn’t cut it like it used to. Through the good, bad and the ugly of my freshman year, I knew everything was going to be OK because I was only a freshman. I didn’t know any better! It was only going to get easier right?

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

Goodbye August, Hello September

Why August is the longest month and the transition to fall is warmly welcomed.

4584
Hannah Cook

August was a long month. This year, it was probably my longest month. It felt never ending. The end of the month felt so far away.

Keep Reading... Show less
Student Life

An Arizona Adventure

My incredible experience from the summer I spent in Arizona (and California).

6962
Maggie Sciortino

On July 9th, I flew from humid and slightly hot Illinois to extremely hot Phoenix, Arizona.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments