Mothers & Daughters: Our favorite style setters around the globe

Although personal panache is not a gift passed in the genetic code, it is obtainable by following the art of observation, dedication, and good taste - passed down through generations of fashionable women. Case in point: the list of sophisticated lineages we are highlighting here. While most daughters manage to put their own rebellious spin on the coveted pieces scored from their moms' closets, these super stylish mothers have served as muses for multiple generations.

Although personal panache is not a gift passed in the genetic code, it is obtainable by following the art of observation, dedication, and good taste - passed down through generations of fashionable women. Case in point: the list of sophisticated lineages we are highlighting here. While most  daughters manage to put their own rebellious spin on the coveted pieces scored from their moms' closets, these super stylish mothers have served as muses for multiple generations. 

 

 

Isabella Rossellini & Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann

Actress Isabella Rosellini is the daughter of Swedish acctress Ingrid Bergman and Italian film director Roberto Rosellini, therefore, it is no surprise that she has achieved a great deal of success in both fashion and film. Aside from her fim roles, Isabella has had a 14-year run as a Lancome ambassador and is known for her no fuss style. Her daughter Elletra is also a Lancome ambassador, fashion star and host of Elettra?s Goodness, a Vogue cooking series.

 
 
 
 
Carine Roitfeld & Julia Restoin Roitfeld
It's hard to imagine having a mom with such a killer closet! We are talking about a French mother that was the former editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris and current editor-in-chief of CR Fashion Book as well as being Global Editor of Harpers Bazaar. As for daughter Julia, she first started out as a model for top brands such as Tom Ford, Miu Miu, and H&M, then became a graphic designer and  went on to found a website about motherhood, beauty, and fashion. Naturally, the website, Romy and The Bunnies, is named after her daughter, Romy who will undoubtably carry on the families great taste into a third generation.
 
 

 
 
 
 
Jane Birkin + Lou Doillon & Charlotte Gainsbourg 
Jane Birkin is synonymous with the term boho chic. Her carefree style sparked the popularity of bell bottom jeans, simple tees, baskets and crochet mini dresses. Although she inspired one of the world's most sought after handbags the Hermes Birkin, Jane's biggest accomplishment is raising uber chic daughters Lou Doillon and Charlotte Gainsbourg. These half-sisters inherited their nonchalant way of throwing together seemingly effortless looks from their iconic mom. While Charlotte and Lou have both achieved great success as musicians, actors, and models,  it's thier enduring style or non style that keeps them in the fashion spotlight.

 
 
 
 
 
Amanda Harlech & Tallulah Harlech 
Lady Amanda Harlech is a revered fashion muse who has inspired couturiers ranging from John Galliano to Karl Lagerfeld. With an otherworldly sence of style and an aristocratic air, Amanda seems to float through life on her own cloud of feathers and tulle. Following in her footsteps with ease and grace is her 20 something-year-old daughter Tallulah, a some- time fashion model and aspiring actress.
 
 

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