Happy Birthday Joan Didion

“Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs.” – Joan Didion

The great style icon (satorial & in writing) turns 82 years old today.

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Not only am I a fan of her writing, I also love her no-nonsense relaxed sense of style. She has always managed to look so cool and effortless.

Here's her packing list in an excerpt from the White Album (1979) Vogue.com. She often traveled coast to coast for work.

Six outfits inspired by her found on Elle.com.

Didion Documentary alert! There is one coming soon. You can visit this website for more details.