Betty Draper ("Mad Men")
Beautiful, smart (yes, folks, she went to Bryn Mawr) and able to make a house dress look like it's walking down the runway, Mrs. Draper (now Mrs. Francis) of "Mad Men" brought '60s fashion into the 21st century. Modeled by the uniquely gorgeous January Jones, Betty's dresses, tapered capris, almond-toe pumps and flowered half-aprons are now very much in the present tense.
Tons of decidedly modern women are pairing a button-down, printed dress with a slim belt and low-heel pumps to have lunch with the girls, hit the mall or sit at a desk all day (and speaking of, Peggy rocks it, too).
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