Audrey Hepburn is already dead. And yet, her influence on the fashion world continues to grow until now. “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “Audrey Hepburn” are two familiar phrases. They had impact on the fashion world. An impact Audrey made through her elegance unlike icons in her time like Marilyn Monroe and Lauren Bacall who attracted everyone’s attention through their curves and barely the dresses they wore. Audrey was iconic but wasn’t even that into fashion. She is still regarded by top fashion designers as of their greatest influences.
The over-sized sunglasses she wore in that film started the trend. Aubrey wore those sunglasses in that movie and then everyone were already wearing them. Such was her influence. And to think before that, wire frames were in fashion. Without her, those wire frames would have been still in vogue.
Another trend that Audrey HEPBURN was responsible for was the Louis Vuitton Speedy. All the women craved for one with price tags of $2000 on up. She asked for a custom size of the bag and Louis Vuitton adjusted the sizing of the bag which was later to be named the Monogram Speedy 25 – which is a smaller size than the original.
And what those little black dresses? Audrey wore that in the film. Now those little black dresses are essential to everyone’s wardrobe. She is a pillar of today’s fashion. She did it in an unobtrusive way without trying to draw attention to her. The outfit was just so natural on her that people wanted to be like her.
Audrey Hepburn mainstreamed the trend for pearls. Here are some Audrey Hepburn facts that are interesting, is that pearls were were favorite necklace Pearl is an indispensable fashion accessory and a piece that has never faded. Past fashions are now making a comeback. But Aubrey’s two pieces- the little black dress and pearls have remained in fashion all these years. These two were named the pinnacle of elegance.
There were other things which Audrey was most associated with than those which in fact started. Those colorful Capri pants and flat ballet shoes were all mainstreamed by her. That movie, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s’, was not even written to star her. If you haven’t ever seen the movie, you’ll have to see it along with all her other movies! If you need help, here is a list of the best Audrey Hepburn movies. Breakfast at Tiffany’s was originally for Marilyn Monroe but Audrey got the part. The film would not have been unique without her. Acting as Holly in that film with all naivety and innocence, it could have gone the opposite had Marilyn starred in the film.
Throughout her life, she wore simple shapes, often in dark colors, with simply styled hair and eyeliner that highlighted her “doe eyed’ look. Her look evolved throughout her life but she was always herself.
Aubrey captivated the audience with her slim figure, aristocratic manners and graceful movements. She represented not only a new look but a new femininity. With her boyish look, pixie haircut and swan neck, she complemented what she wore. Her look was entirely original and her clothes accentuated her slenderness.
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