Mason this week's Private Icon. And, to quote Debra, we swear you get smarter the shorter your skirt gets. ALI HOFFMAN

REBECCA WILLA DAVIS WANT MORE TV PRIVATE ICONS? We also love to hate Hilary Banks' Bel-Air wardrobe

Which is why each Private Icon this month hails from an iconic, American neighborhood that was pivotal in the development in our country's music history. So get ready for a few really good flashbacks and prepare to pay your respects to some women you should channel every morning when you zip...

The rock n' roll icon struck a delicate aesthetic balance between earth and air, captivating fans onstage with her music - and offstage with her style. Today marks Nicks' 63rd birthday. To celebrate, we devote our current wardrobe to the mistress of American folk rock, long may she...

From child actress (she was only 12 when she starred in National Velvet) to full-fledged Hollywood royalty, Elizabeth Taylor is an icon in every sense of the word. We'll remember the Academy Award-winner not only for her talent, beauty, and goodwill, but also for her timeless and enduring...

Aside from Apollo 13, the George Forman Lean Mean Grilling Machine, and Pete Sampras dominating tennis, we think the Smashing Pumpkins deserve credit for the top pop culture event in 1995, thanks to the release of their third (and most iconic) album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. The...

Isabella Rossellini plays Dorothy—whose classic Italian beauty easily earns her private icon status. Her makeup and wardrobe is everything that was right about the '80s. Anyone who looked that chic during such a questionable time in fashion's history deserves some props—especially if you can...

PRIVATE ICON: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Take a trip to Dillon, TX with some all-American fashion. Here at NYLON, you could say we're a teeny bit obsessed with NBC's Southern football drama, Friday Night Lights. For instance, we've been known to have lengthy discussions about Tim Riggins, Julie...

PRIVATE ICON: EMMA PILLSBURY We'd actually take this kooky guidance counselor's style advice. In the joyful, twisted world that is Glee, school guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury doesn't just counsel the mentally unhinged - she's a bit mad herself. Obsessive compulsive, yet giddy to the point...

Winnie Cooper's style is a unique mix of preppy, varsity schoolgirl looks and hints of '60s mod. Even though she is very young, Winnie dresses almost like a "little woman," in child-size versions of popular adult fashions. Winnie's outfits somehow manage to look fresh and youthful, while at...

 

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