Providencia "Provi" Paredes, Jackie's personal assistant, boxed up the pink suit from Dallas after Jackie finally removed it early in the morning of November 23, 1963, and sent it by special courier to Janet Auchincloss. It appears that Jackie never knew what happened to the suit - and never asked.
12 Fascinating Facts About Jackie Kennedy's Iconic Pink Suit
Caroline Kennedy (Jackie’s sole surviving heir) officially deeded the suit to the National Archives in 2003. A condition of the deed prevents it from being seen by the public until at least 2103. | 12 Fascinating Facts About Jackie Kennedy's Iconic Pink Suit
Jacqueline Kennedy comes out of seclusion to attend a special ceremony citing her Secret Service man, Clint Hill, for his “exceptional bravery” in trying to protect President Kennedy and herself when the President was gun down in Dallas. Mrs. Kennedy is photographed here with Gwen Hill, Mr. Hill’s wife. ♥❃❋✽✾❀❃ ♥ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Kennedy_Onassis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clint_Hill_(Secret_Service)
Janet Auchincloss, Jackie's mother (left) was determined to get Jackie's pink suit out of the White House quickly. She instructed Jackie's personal assistant "Provi" to box it up and send it to her house as soon as possible (without Jackie's knowledge).
Jackie Kennedy sits proudly listening to her husband's speech at the Hotel Texas on the morning of November 22. They left Fort Worth, enjoying a ticker tape parade from the back of their convertible as it traveled on Main Street. Bands played, cheerleaders waved and thousands greeted the President as the bright sun shone down on the motorcade. The President’s visit to Fort Worth was a remarkable success. A few hours later, the excitement of his Fort Worth visit was all but forgotten.
Jacqueline Kennedy, Joins The President Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett
"Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death." Jackie Kennedy
Jackie's pink suit from the day the President was assassinated was marked 'Jackie's suit and bag worn Nov. 22, 1963.' The suit, which was never cleaned, is kept out of public view in an acid-free container in a windowless room. The precise location is kept secret. The temperature hovers between 65 and 68 degrees; the humidity is 40 percent; the air is changed six times an hour. It will not be seen by the public until at least 2103, and that may be extended by the Kennedy family descendants.
Jacqueline Kennedy speaking spanish JFK does not take his eyes off her ♥__♥ Not once. A perfect example of just how important a political asset Jackie was to her husband. None but Joe Kennedy Snr. saw it initally, but Jack began learning by the 1960 Presidential campaign… after her husband became President, Jackie charmed his allies and ememies alike with her linguistic skills!
Almost 100 years after it first appeared in women’s wardrobes, tweed lives on, more flattering, sophisticated and fashion-forward than ever. Check out these great tweed finds that harken back to the glamorous days of Coco Chanel and Jackie Kennedy, with a modern twist.