The classic and iconic Audrey Hepburn (1929 to 1993) is hotter than ever. Hepburn made clothes look really really good. She rocked Holly Golightly, the main character of Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Even if the outfits only appeared in black and white in the 1961 film, Hepburn’s style is undeniable. Here are 10 Audrey Hepburn styles you’ll see everywhere this summer.
Forget neck-plunging tops revealing cleavage. This summer, dresses will be all about high necklines and sleevelessness. The seduction will come from the low hem on the back. These support a chunky necklace beautifully.
Some will be wearing them as bathing suit bottoms, and the more daring will be wearing them in lieu of the butt cheek-baring cut-off jean shorts of last summer. They look adorable in polka dots of course, but bloomers support a lot of other patterns.
When worn correctly — fitted around your bum, with slit pockets and little slits at the bottom of the legs — these can be incredibly sexy. They’re best worn with a flowy blouse and heels.
During the last couple of summers, trends have been building up to this type of hat. And now we are ready for the real thing: enormous, lampshade hats that can barely fit through the door. Ribbons are encouraged.
You don’t need to be royalty anymore to wear enormous, multi-layered pearls or jewels that cover your entire neckline area. This summer, expect to see these on top of solid colored dresses.
We’re already comfortable with the top bun so this was the next natural step: a bumped-up bun that supports a tiny tiara. It doesn’t need to be your bachelorette party for you to rock one.
The button-up blouse has been getting looser and looser over the last couple of years and we’ve finally accepted we just want to wear it like Audrey did: five times too large, with the sleeves rolled up, and the bottom tucked into our skinny pants.
Head scarves are elegant, practical (hopefully you’ll be taking some rides in convertibles this summer!) and give an air of mystery. Expect to see women donning these with their giant sunglasses this summer.
Full skirts should have never left. They make the waist look tiny, the legs look slim, and they make the outfit what it is. All you need after that is a simple black top.
In recent years, long-sleeve tops with eyelet sleeves have been popular, as have eyelet tights. Now designers are fully embracing the ultra-feminine eyelet look and you’ll see eyelet garden party dresses everywhere.