Long before Alexa skirted around Soho, Patti was the skinny brunette oozing powerful feminine style of the street with a cigarette. Please note that is not a real comparison. Smith has become a re-birthed style icon from blog to pin to tweet. Young girls today are google image searching the singer/poet/artist proving her personal style was not only appropriate in her hay day but transcends the rock n’ boho wave today. Though we can weep over her poetry and perfect bone structure, we imitate her iconicism in perpetual vanity.