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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, 1979

Onassis made a rare appearance at the 1979 "Fashions of the Habsburg Era: Austria-Hungary Met Gala," causing a media stir for the former First Lady. She wore a flowing black gown with draped fabric. Onassis was later honoured at future Met Galas for her presence as a fashion icon in American culture.

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