Elegant Looks You Can Pull Off at Any Age
3 history-making catwalkers try on this season's most exquisite looks, accompanied by models for whom they paved the way.
alva, jaunel and shelby
The Trailblazers
"At the time I didn't know the significance of what we did at Versailles; I was just happy to be there," says Alva Chinn, flanked by Jaunel McKenzie and Shelby Coleman. "But there's always somebody who makes an entryway for the next generation."

Learn more about the stunning women who lit up the runway at 1973's Battle of Versailles.

From left, on Jaunel: Dress, Ali Ro, $265. Earrings, Lionette Designs by Noa Sade. Necklace, Deanna Hamro. Bracelet, Coralia Leets. On Alva: Shirt and skirt, L'Wren Scott. Vest, Stella McCartney, $815. Bracelet, Roarke New York. On Shelby: Dress, Tory Burch, $595. Necklace, Glamourpuss NYC. Bracelet, Ben-Amun