Picks and Pans Review: Buzz Book What Would Jackie Do?

updated 01/30/2006 at 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/30/2006 01:00AM

When faced with conundrums large or small, editors Shelly Branch and Sue Callaway always asked themselves how the ever-decorous Mrs. Kennedy Onassis might have behaved. Now, after research and interviews with her friends for their new book, they actually have some idea:

• WOULD JACKIE … EMULATE CELEB FASHION? “No!” says Branch. “ She wouldn't be interchangeable.”

• CARRY AN IPOD? “I asked her friend Carly Simon that—she thought no. They're very fussy, and she didn't necessarily have the patience [to deal with one]. ”

• GET A BRAZILIAN WAX? “Certainly not. She was fastidious, but she didn't believe body rituals should be subject to trends.”

• SNEAK FOOD INTO THE MOVIES? “She brought entire picnic baskets.”

•CRY AT SENATE HEARINGS, LIKE MRS. ALITO? “Never.”

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