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October 7, 2015

32 Iconic Style Moments of Audrey Hepburn in the 1950s and 1960s

Audrey Hepburn is the most stylish Brit of all time. According to a new poll of 2,000 British people, the movie star's classic style is still widely adored, winning more than a quarter of the votes for first place, followed by Princess Diana and David Beckham, respectively. Here are some of the fashion legend's greatest and most iconic moments.

1. Hepburn in 1955, captured by Norman Parkinson and wearing a pink gown by Givenchy.

2. Perhaps the most famous film still of the 20th century - Hepburn in Breakfast at TIffany's.

3. She starred in Roman Holiday alongside Gregory Peck...

4. ...and collected an Oscar for her role. This Edith Head dress which she wore to collect her Oscar also featured in the last scene of the movie. It was put up for auction in November 2011.

5. Not only was Hepburn know as an actress, but also for her classic, chic style.

6. Hepburn on the set of Funny Face wearing a dress by Givenchy.

7. The actress had a long standing relationship with the French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, and wore many of his creations throughout her life.

8. Audrey Hepburn on her wedding day to Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti in January 1969.

9. Starring in Sabrina in 1954, where Givenchy was responsible for many of Hepburn's outfits. It is belived that this is where their life-long collaboration began.

10. With her signature cats-eye sunglasses in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

11. In the Sixties, Audrey's beauty and dress-sense quickly made her a mod-icon.

12. In another hugely well-known role, Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady in a dress designed by Cecil Beaton, 1964.

13. The famous shop window scene in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

14. Hepburn in one of her final film roles as Nicole in How to Steal a Million.

15. In Rome, at a fitting for her new wardrobe designed by Hubert de Givenchy. She said of the designer that "[he] gave me a look, a kind, a silhouette."

16. In Funny Face with Fred Astaire.

17. One of the most iconic portraits of Audrey Hepburn.

18. Modelling an outfit by Mary Quant.

19. In Love in the Afternoon. Hepburn is one of the few stars who has won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony award.

20. Audrey Hepburn on the beach in a simple shirt, shorts and straw hat combo - complete with sand bucket - on the 'set' of Two for the Road.

21. Showing off that iconic beehive hair style and trench coat in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

22. Championing Breton and modelling her killer smile.

23. Sitting alongside co-star Carey Grant in 1963 film Charade.

24. On set of War and Peace the actress showed off her gamine figure and allegiance to the ballet pump.

25. The instantly recognisable promo photograph from Breakfast at Tiffany's.

26. Beach-bound in some bug-eyed sunglasses in Two for the Road.

27. Hepburn playing the beatnik book clerk in 1957's Funny Face.

28. Wearing peach Givenchy in 1964's Paris When It Sizzles.

29. Her signature headscarf never failed to charm, as demonstrated here at airport customs in 1968.

30. The cinched-waist dress style became synonymous with the diminutive starlet.

31. Giving it some razzle dazzle glamour in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

32. The all-black uniform of character Sabrina in the 1954 film.


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