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From Wearing Hats To Big Sunglasses: 11 Timeless Style Lessons From Audrey Hepburn

Date February 2, 2018 14:12

January 20 was the 25th anniversary of Audrey Hepburn’s death. A rarely talented woman who could do ballet, dance, had a great acting experience (we cannot but mention Breakfast at Tiffany's and My Fair Lady), she was also one of the classic style icons of the fashion world. Her wardrobe, created a few dozen years ago, can still be worn today.

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Shortened trousers, fitted pants, white shirts, black turtlenecks, simple dresses, cropped silhouettes, big sunglasses, a wide assortment of earrings and hats: she could sport any of these and look chic and stylish.

Even wearing pants or suits, she retained an aura of self-confidence and femininity. The actress liked to risk and taught fashion designers who dressed her in films how to properly create her look!

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Henceforth, here are 11 essential style lessons you can learn from the Hollywood icon:

1. Wear gloves; they can transform the simplest outfit into an elaborate one and add some elegance and touch of sophistication to your look.

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2. With a bold red lipstick on your lips, you will always attract attention and turn many men’s heads.

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3. Forget about the bikini and buy yourself a bright one-piece swimsuit.

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4. Always wear a stylish hat; it will complement your facial features and protect it from the sun.

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5. A little black dress should be in every woman's wardrobe.

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6. You don’t need to always wear fancy dresses. Sometimes, casual sports style is everything you need.

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7. Find a classic and practical bag that works for you. Audrey opted for this tweed bag almost every day. And she looked great in any outfit wearing it!

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8. Who said that hats are the only head-wear you can choose from?

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9. Sometimes, a simple dress is everything you need. Use your natural charm to look stylish.

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10. Don’t forget to reapply makeup throughout the day if needed.

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11. Sunglasses are always appropriate, and they work with almost any outfit, even an evening gown.

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Many women wanted to look like Audrey back then and many do today. The girl who did not become a ballerina managed to become a world movie star but, at the same time, remained a wonderful person, constantly experiencing an enormous need to love and be loved.

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Audrey's style is not only clothing, it is a combination of her inner worldview with a beautiful frame created by the wonderful master, Hubert de Givenchy.

READ ALSO: 6 Most Iconic Dresses Hubert De Givenchy Created For His Long-Time Friend And Muse, Audrey Hepburn

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