Style icons have the ability to fascinate the public eye, especially when they’re star-crossed lovers committing armed robbery and murder. Legendary partners in crime Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker rose to fame during the 1930’s Great Depression era doing just that. No matter the financial difficulties or law breaking agenda, these outlaws each made time for their appearances and held them in high regard. Suits were ironed, red lipstick and heels were on, and a hand was always grabbing ahold of the hat when running away from the cops.
No, it’s not a good look to be dressed to the nines whilst in a mugshot (yes, they’re worse than selfies, although we’re sure Bonnie would’ve been adept in the art of taking her own photo). Despite their criminal records, this duo, who lived in poor circumstances and possessed a perplexing backstory, dressed and carried themselves in such a way that was liberating in an intriguing “live fast, die young” mantra sort of way. Continue reading