Audrey Hepburn is one of the main style icons of the last century, whose fashion techniques are still copied by designers and fashion girls. She taught the whole world to wear breeches and short playful shorts, fancy hats and fluffy bell skirts. If on the screen the actress could shine both in the outfits of Hubert de Givenchy and in dramatic historical costumes in the spirit of Natasha Rostova, in everyday life she preferred simpler and more understandable images. We decided to tell you about the five main fashion secrets of Audrey Hepburn, which are most relevant in the spring-summer 2020 season.
White collared shirts
This spring, the fashion world is literally obsessed with school collars. And the image of Audrey Hepburn, who simply skillfully wore shirts from classic to the most romantic, cannot be imagined without a light collar.
Audrey Hepburn, 1954, 1953
A midi dress is always a great idea
Midi dresses are the hallmark of the 1950s. You can verify this by looking at archival photographs of Audrey Hepburn. The actress adored models with a wide skirt and an accent at the waist, she could wear a wide variety of sleeve lengths depending on the season and was not afraid to choose both more minimalistic monochromatic options, and decorated with prints.
Audrey Hepburn at London airport; in Rome, 1955
Petite Snow White Shorts
The fashion for high-waisted short shorts was set by many actresses of the past – among them Brigitte Bardot and Marilyn Monroe. But it was Audrey Hepburn who wore them most successfully and at ease. She paired shorts with plaid shirts and vests.
Audrey Hepburn 1954, 1955
A straw hat is never superfluous
A straw hat is an essential part of summer and beach wardrobe, especially if you are not alien to retro trends. Recently, fashionable girls began to wear these hats in the city – thanks to Simon Porte Jacquemus. Audrey Hepburn has worn all sorts of variations of it, so take an example and look for the most unusual ones.
Audrey Hepburn, 1950; in Switzerland, 1950
Colorful Geometric Print Trousers
Audrey Hepburn was definitely fearless about her choice of colors. In particular, the style icon in the warm season loved to wear trousers with colorful geometric prints, from Vichy checks to large multi-colored stripes. In order not to look like a clown, she mixed active tissues with white.
Audrey Hepburn with Mel Ferrer, 1955; 1954
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