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 sense of style. She has always managed to look so cool and effortless. I guess it comes as no surprise since she started out as a Vogue staff writer in the 50's.

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

I like these six outfits inspired by her found on Elle.com.

Documentary alert! Coming soon.... visit website.  Can't wait.