The late film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn would have celebrated her 85th birthday yesterday, May 4.
Who doesn’t know *Audrey Hepburn*? Even in death, she remains to be one of the most famous and important personalities that ever lived. A perfect example of elegance and sophistication, Audrey not only dedicated her life to entertaining millions through her movies but also by working as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador during the latter part of her life. Indeed, Audrey was among those rare individuals who are truly beautiful both on the inside and out.
If you’ve been with us for a while, you might have already noticed that Audrey’s one of the subjects that we’ve often written about. Now, as our own little tribute to Audrey’s lasting legacy, we’re once again putting the spotlight on these articles from the Magazine that are all about the Hollywood icon.
On this day, 83 years ago, one of Hollywood’s most beautiful and famous screen sirens and fashion icons was born. Let’s take a look back at the life and work of the legendary Audrey Hepburn in this installment of Today in History!
Audrey Hepburn was considered one of the most glamorous actresses of all time. With her good looks and dainty appearance, she was also seen as a big fashion icon. Learn more about her on this edition of Fast Facts.
See the vision of perfection that is Audrey Hepburn from all four sides… Literally.
Always a vision of beauty, elegance, and grace, Hollywood film actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn will also always be remembered for her simplicity and good nature. In spite of being a popular Hollywood fixture, Hepburn chose to live a quiet life all the way in La Paisible in Tolochenaz, Switzerland where she found true contentment and happiness in the company of her loved ones and enjoying the simple life.
Audrey Hepburn has countless photographs that flaunt her classic style and timeless beauty, and we can only wish to look as immaculate every day. Here are some rare photos of the glamorous Hollywood star and her most iconic sartorial looks, plus the beauty secrets she told her own children.
Two of Hollywood’s iconic screen sirens grace the frame of this photo snapped by LIFE photographer Allan Grant. Find out more about this beautiful piece of history immortalized in film in this installment of Influential Photographs.
The photos below show Audrey Hepburn wearing some remarkable and glamorous head covering. They were shot by Howell Conant and appeared in the 1950s in Bazaar Magazine.
The glamorous Hollywood actress keeps herself up-to-date with all the latest news despite her busy filming schedule!
Even when sporting a funny face, Audrey Hepburn still managed to look pretty!
The elegant Audrey Hepburn may be playing hard to get, but Fred Astaire looks determined to get a photo of her!
*Elegantly dressed Audrey Hepburn with a fluffy dog on her lap and looking away as William Holden looks at her*
With such a fair lady before him, no wonder William Holden looks beholden!
*Audrey Hepburn licks her upper lip while holding a coffee and bagel and looking through a shop window*
Audrey Hepburn was a full-blooded style icon, and this still from her film Breakfast at Tiffany’s shows that you can still be ravishing and elegant even while having your breakfast.
*Audrey Hepburn crossing a street in Rome with her Yorkshire Terrier (who didn't want to walk forward)*
The beautiful and stylish Audrey Hepburn seems to be having a hard time getting her stubborn Yorkie to cross the street!
It seems that Ms. Hepburn is less than pleased with the contents of her bag.
This photo of Audrey Hepburn going shopping with a baby deer (fun fact: the pet’s name is Ip, short for Pippin) was taken by Bob Willoughby, who met her shortly after she arrived in Hollywood in 1953 and continued to shoot her for over a decade.
Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer met at a cocktail party hosted by Gregory Peck, met again and married eight months later. In this great photo they share a coat.
Information in this article were sourced from Wikipedia.