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05/31/2012 07:33 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Lucille Ball's '50s Ladylike Style...And How To Get It (PHOTOS)

Who knew Lucille Ball was such a Betty? More known for her slapstick humor than her style, the comedienne sported some gorgeous looks in the '50s. Pillbox hats, peplums and waist belts were among the many sartorial touches the "I Love Lucy" star wore while fearlessly throwing herself into her character. Do you think Ball paved the way for future female comics like Chelsea Handler and Tina Fey to embrace their femininity?

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If you want to add a touch of '50s glamour to your daily look, take a cue from Eva Mendes' stunning retro-inspired style. Who knew grocery shopping could be so glamorous?

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