Betty Ford's Distinctive Style

Betty Ford died on Friday, and while most obits are focussing on her life as a First Lady/ feminist/founder of the most famous rehab clinic in the world, we think her sense of style deserves a nod, too. Pretty much everyone ignores the fashion of first ladies between Onassis and Obama, and it's just not right. So we've rounded up our favorite Betty Ford looks, and hope you can cull some inspiration.
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Betty Ford died on Friday, and while most obits are focussing on her life as a First Lady/ feminist/founder of the most famous rehab clinic in the world, we think her sense of style deserves a nod, too. Pretty much everyone ignores the fashion of first ladies between Onassis and Obama, and it's just not right. So we've rounded up our favorite Betty Ford looks, and hope you can cull some inspiration.

Gerald Ford and Betty, 1972. We love her all-white ensemble and cat eye sunnies.

During Gerald Ford's inauguration.

On the campaign trail.

On 60 Minutes.

This avocado-colored trench is perfect.

At home in the White House.

Love the '70s orange.

So chic.

The first family at home in Virginia.

In the oval office, wearing ombre.

Fantastic peach color.