1. When she paired her cane with a top hat and cape. Ben Gabbe / Stringer / Getty 2. Every time she rocked menswear better than any man. Lawrence Lucier / Stringer / Getty 3. And when she looked just as good in a glamorous ball gown. NBC Universal / Getty With Ray Bulger filming Washington Square in 1956. 4. In 1956, when she was dripping in diamonds. NBC Universal / Getty Advertisement 5. When her signature sunglasses gave Iris Apfel's a run for their money. Paul Hawthorne / Staff / Getty 6. When she wore leopard. Mike Coppola / Staff / Getty 7. When she styled up a sweater vest. Vince Bucci / Stringer / Getty 8. Every time she went for the oversized string of pearls. Duffy-Marie Arnoult / Contributor / Getty Advertisement 9. Or when one string wasn't enough. NBC Universal / Getty 10. When she wore a sparkly jumpsuit on The Tonight Show. NBC Universal / Getty 11. When she perfectly paired polka dots with a touch of fur. Time & Life Pictures / Contributor / Getty 12. Every time she made an entrance, gams first. Ron Galella / Contributor / Getty Advertisement 13. When she showed us all how to do resort wear. Arnaldo Magnani / Getty 14. When she was the only one who could still pull off hats. Steve Mack / Contributor / Getty 15. And when she accentuated her outfits with a riotous laugh. Dave Benett / Contributor / Getty 16. When she knew how to dress up a white tee. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Advertisement 17. And of course, her most iconoclastic sartorial contribution, every time she showed us all how to look good without wearing pants. 1-ps.googleusercontent.com 18. Ben Hider / Contributor / Getty 19. Rommel Demano / Getty With Perez Hilton at an event for her documentary, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me. For you, Elaine, we'd give up pants forever. en.wikipedia.org Advertisement Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Is Dead at 89 buzzfeed.com 15 Roles That Make Us Grateful For Elaine Stritch buzzfeed.com The One Elaine Stritch Peformance You Need To Watch Right Now buzzfeed.com Why I'll Miss Elaine Stritch buzzfeed.com Lena Dunham, Anna Kendrick, Alec Baldwin And More Remember Elaine Stritch buzzfeed.com 21 Reasons Colleen Donaghy Was The Absolute Best Character On "30 Rock" buzzfeed.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!