Angelina Jolie's character in the new thriller Salt is the latest in a long and glamorous tradition of spies, both on-screen and off. Stephanie LaCava on the chic history of secret-agent style. Plus, VIEW OUR GALLERY of well-dressed spies.
Stephanie LaCava is a writer living in New York City. Her work has appeared in Vogue and New York Magazine, on The Daily Beast, and online at The Paris Review and Vanity Fair.
What does it feel like to find out the first lady is wearing your dress? Stephanie LaCava talks to designers about screaming and surreal reactions—and being inundated with attention.