Audrey Hepburn

AUDREY HEPBURN

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We must say that our heart skips a beat whenever we see  a picture of
Audrey Hepburn--and to see her in pettis, with her skirt showing their
edges, well, that just makes our day! 

A classy lady with a classy look!

(1955)    PHOTOGRAPH BY PHILIPPE HALSMAN
 (Oh! to have been there in those happy days!))

Compliments of John

 

 

 

 

Sent by Rhino:

"From the set of Green Mansions (1959).
Audrey is sitting with Anthony Perkins.
Is she showing her petticoat?" 

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(Above two on right) 1953 (left) 1957

 

              
 
#2 is probably an on-site picture from the 1953 film, Roman Holiday (More here)
#3 with her husband, Mel Ferrer
 


(Above right)  Pausing to adjust her shoe before entering the NBC Century Theater for the Academy Award ceremony on 25 March 54
 

 

Especially charming
and candid photos.  

We miss her so!

 

 

Rhino sends the
odd picture.

Added purely for completeness,
as there is a tiny show of petti/slip

 

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We are grateful we were a contemporary of this wonderful soul.  She was a genuinely good person, and we celebrate her
.

She will live in our hearts forever! 

From Rhino

 

 

From Rhino
               
Audrey!
...with Fred Astaire,
probably in rehearsal for
Funny Face

 

 

 

 

 

 

From Rhino, an interesting Norman Rockwell cover depicting what
Audrey
meant to many teenagers of the time

      

 

 

Rhino sends this on-set picture, at an unidentified production

 

 

 

Stephen K. supplies this rare photo of the marvelous Audrey Hepburn on the set of Sabrina (1954), wearing the dress she so made famous.

 

 

 

Audrey was wonderful in many ways and we all miss her.  We found a poem on her 'Beauty Tips' which she wrote (read at her funeral);
it will give an idea of the deep, kind soul she possessed:

 For attractive lips? Speak words of kindness...
 For lovely eyes?,  Seek out the good in people.
 For a slim figure, share your food  with the hungry.
 For beautiful hair, let a child run his/her fingers through it once a day.
 For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone...
 People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed;  never throw out anyone.
 Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of each of your arms.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands; one for helping yourself and the other for helping others.
If you share this with another woman, something good will happen. You will boost another woman's self esteem, and she will know that you care about her.

 

 

Audrey Hepburn is not only one of our idols and role models,
but few ladies ever looked as good en bouffant as she!

Here she is at the beginning of her magnificent career!

Audrey's most "froufrou" film was Funny Face, -
the wedding gown was a delight!


 

 

Here is a luscious gown that the wonderful
Audrey wore in the 1964  film

My Fair Lady

Is this a doll?

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...with husband, Mel Ferrer

 They were in several films together,
either as actors or directors

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Rhino
 

 


(above) with de Givenchy

An intimate candid photo of Audrey-angel, with a pile of our favorite things, reading her mail.
(1953)

 

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As many of you know, we place Audrey Hepburn on the
highest rung of womanhood - she was a treasure.

Because of that, it disturbs her when Audrey is possibly represented as wearing blatant froufrou  in a picture which looks a bit looks suspicious, but could be authentic (she IS dancing, and she DID wear more such in her younger years)  - does anyone know anything about this picture which could clarify this?  We certainly could be wrong.

From David M. (Not of course, indicting David, by any means)

 

 

Tina F.: "This frock was for the Academy Awards in 1954, when she won for Roman Holiday (this linked gown was worn at the beginning of the film).  It was an adaptation of the gorgeous long sleeved frock she wore in the last scene of that movie, and designed by Edith Head. It was put up for auction last fall. I personally prefer the original; what an incredible outfit."

 

 

   


...on the Ed Sullivan Show - 1952
This is a crop - full picture

Apparently a dramatic production of sorts

From Rhino    

 

 

 

 

Surely, we can all imagine what the lower
half of the dress looked like!

 

 

 

 

Crinolyn favors us with this on-set picture of the inimitable
 Audrey
during the filming of the 1957 film

Love in the Afternoon

 

 

From Rhino

"It is very difficult to find new pictures of Audrey showing her petticoat; I keep looking. When I saw the first of these I thought I might have found that elusive new picture. The caption beneath the photo spelled out exactly what was going on though: 

The actress Audrey Hepburn photographed by William Klein at a studio in Paris (France), during a photo shoot of a fashion editorial for the publicity material of her new movie “Two for the Road”, in September 1966.

Audrey was wearing:

  • Cocktail dress: Givenchy (sleeveless, of cloqué silk in a beautiful shade of turquoise, with a round neckline softly gathered, and in back, featuring the detail of a slit, opening from neck to the waist, at the waist a wide sash in the same fabric, skirt softly gathered, with the hem edged in tousled band of the frayed fabric, liner of silk in the same shade, of his haute couture collection for Autumn/Winter 1966/67).

Notes: Her hairstyle was created by Alexandre de Paris and done by Grazia De Rossi,
and her makeup was done by Alberto De Rossi (Grazia’s husband).
 

 

 

 

 

 

 Rhino sends this magazine feature, showing
Audrey
modeling a (strange?) Givenchy gown.

But, then again, she looked good in anything,
anything looked good on her

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...in a stage production of Gigi (promotion pictures)

 


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