Little Black Dress

April 6, 2012

‘One is never over, or underdressed with a little black dress.’ – Karl Lagerfeld

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‘I never think of myself as an icon. I just do my thing’ – Audrey Hepburn

‘There is not a woman alive who does not dream of looking like Audrey Hepburn’ – Hubert de Givenchy

Audrey Hepburn is renowned for her elegant fashion sense.
It was her friendship with Hubert de Givenchy that created her unique style. They met whilst Hepburn was filming Sabrina, and after that she became Givenchy’s muse.
After Sabrina, he designed her wardrobe for nearly every film she starred in including creating the timeless ‘Little Black Dress’ in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (above).
Givenchy stripped back dresses and used sleek, smooth lines without fussy details. It was this simplicity that created the elegant silhouette that Audrey Hepburn was famous for..


Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy


Audrey Hepburn with her Oscar


Audrey Hepburn in Givenchy whilst filming Funny Face.