Style Star: Millicent Rogers

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Who is Millicent Rogers? That’s exactly the question I asked myself when I saw one of her beautiful pictures on Pinterest.
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Known as a fashion icon who was heiress to the Standard Oil fortune, Mary Millicent Abagail Rogers (known as Millicent Rogers) was born in 1902.
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Her photographs were featured regularly in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.

Circa January 1939 --- Millicent Rogers, hat in hand, wearing moleskin cape and large ring. She rests her arm on the back of a chaise lounge. --- Image by © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis
Circa January 1939 — Millicent Rogers, hat in hand, wearing moleskin cape and large ring. She rests her arm on the back of a chaise lounge. — Image by © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis

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She is most well-known for being an early enthusiast of Southwestern style jewelry and is credited for it reaching a national and international audience.
There is currently a Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, Mexico that houses a large collection of Native American Art.

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