Posts tagged "audrey hepburn"

7 Audrey Hepburn Quotes In Honor Of Her 86th Birthday

I’ve never been a big fan of “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” fan, but I will always be a fan of Audrey Hepburn herself. Who wouldn’t be? Aside from her incredible film career, she survived the Nazi occupation of Holland during World War II and later dedicated much of her life to humanitarian work. She seemed like…

Claire Hannum / May 4, 2015

Frisky Rant: Holly Golightly From “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” Is A Hot Mess

If I see another Holly Golightly poster on a bedroom wall, I am going to scream.

I just have to come out and say it: I am so done with the endless idolizing of Holly. I know she’s iconic and so is “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” the 1961 film starring Audrey Hepburn. But Holly…

Claire Hannum / September 25, 2013

All The Looks From Beyonce’s “Countdown” Video

It’s not just that we love Beyonce’s new video for “Countdown” (and we loooooove it). It’s more like in the last hour or so we’ve viewed it about 10 times, and are obsessed with Miss B.’s incredible styling and Audrey Hepburn-meets-Bob-Fosse-meets-“Dreamgirls” vibe. Could she be any cuter with those Audrey-inspired bangs and perfectly manicured eyebrows.

Julie Gerstein / October 7, 2011

Michelle Williams Channels Audrey Hepburn

Well what do we have here? The radiant Michelle Williams channeling equal parts Audrey Hepburn and Edie Sedgwick on the cover of Hobo Magazine. Could she be any more gorgeous? [ONTD]…

Julie Gerstein / September 20, 2011

Audrey Hepburn Was Also Humble

“I’m not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But, listed separately, I have a few good features.”Audrey Hepburn on her looks. Say what? A few good features? Come now. Her mother must have forgot to inform her that she had turned into a swan or she was blind. Oh well,…

Ami Angelowicz / April 3, 2011

Quotable: Emma Thompson Says Audrey Hepburn “Can’t Act”

“I find Audrey Hepburn fantastically twee. Twee is whimsy without wit. It’s mimsy-mumsy sweetness without any kind of bite. And that’s not for me. She can’t sing and she can’t really act, I’m afraid. I’m sure she was a delightful woman — and perhaps if I had known her I would have enjoyed her acting…

Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2010

The Inspiration Board: Audrey Hepburn In “Sabrina”

1. American Colors Roll Sleeve Plaid Shirt in Montana, $198, Singer 22
2. Cotton Cuffed Pleated Short, $69, Bebe
3. Sperry Top-Sider Authentic Original 2-Eye Metallic Boat Shoes, $98, J. Crew

“Sabrina” is all about the awkward duckling transforming into a sophisticated swan. But you don’t need to attend school in Paris to become…

Annika Harris / February 23, 2010

Check This Out: “Audrey Hepburn: International Cover Girl”

Sometimes it’s more interesting to look at a life through secondary sources. Most of Audrey Hepburn’s most iconic images come straight from old film stills or famous movie posters (raise your hand if at one point you had a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” poster in your room … or still do). Now’s the chance to reflect…

Leonora Epstein / November 16, 2009

Want Audrey Hepburn’s Style?

Well, you’re in luck! According to the U.K.’s Telegraph, Audrey Hepburn’s clothes are up for grabs this December at the Royal Opera Arcade in London. It’ll be the biggest-ever sale of her clothing—something like 30 outfits will be available. The auction lot includes loads of Givenchy cocktail dresses (Hepburn’s faves), original Valentino designs, and lot…

Nina Carbone / October 6, 2009

Was Holly Golightly Really A Ho?

Was Holly Golightly Really a Prostitute?The New Yorker wonders. A British stage production of Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s prompted the Telegraph to ask the same question. After the jump, what The New Yorker uncovered.

Susannah Breslin / September 9, 2009

Who Would You Invite To Thanksgiving Dinner?

I love this game! Okay, so, which five people — alive or dead! — would you most like to share Thanksgiving dinner with? Catherine says, “Audrey Hepburn and all the guys who’ve played James Bond, except Roger Moore.” Annika got a little more creative than Catherine and said, “Coco Chanel, Patti Labelle — she ca…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2008