Audrey Hepburn was a British actress, fashion icon and a humanitarian. Hepburn’s earlier struggle in the Second World War since she was living in Germany created this desire in her to help humanity. Hepburn’s acting career started when she entered Broadway and once she set her foot in the Hollywood there was no turning back. She won many awards for her brilliant acting and her unique style.
How did Hepburn evolve top being a fashion icon?
Audrey Hepburn was a fashion icon. Much of her being a fashion icon was because of Hubert De Givenchy and of course her waif-like figure. Givenchy designed clothes for her movies such as Sabrina and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Whatever she wore in films became a trend and people still follow them. The clothes she wore in her movies but were brilliant but at the same time only she knew how to carry them. Givenchy was often found saying that “I am amazed how her size has not changed even an inch in thirty five years”.
Audrey Hepburn and her style!
There were certain clothes and accessories that Hepburn carried which turned her in to a fashion icon she was on Vogue’s cover as well. Her cigarette holder became a fashion trend and it just looked marvelous in her hands. The cigarette holder used to go well with her petite hands. The big sunglasses that Audrey Hepburn wore in Breakfast at Tiffany’s came in to fashion and people still have sunglasses of those shape since fashion always repeats. Hepburn was one actress who knew how to carry hats and they looked exquisitely elegant on her. In many films she is wearing hats and it is complimenting her dresses.
Her jewelry was classy but simple. People wanted to have jewelry like hers and whatever she used to wear used to become a fashion trend instantly. The jewelry used to compliment her face and also the low neck dresses that she wore. In Breakfast at Tiffany’s she’s wearing a black dress with her big rounded sunglasses and she is wearing a beautiful necklace which is complimenting her entire look. Her hair style and everything else looked so perfect.
Audrey won a huge amount of awards for her acting, style and humanitarian work. She was also the goodwill ambassador to UNICEF. The actress worked a lot in Africa and Asia. Audrey Hepburn was a fashion icon and will always be known for her immense sense of style and beauty. She is one actress who still lives in our hearts as well as the fashion itself.