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Audrey Hepburn photographed by Bert Stern for Vogue Paris, 1964.
Audrey Hepburn photographed by Richard Rutledge for Vogue magazine during her Broadway debut as Gigi. March 1, 1952.
"This was before she was really Audrey Hepburn. She was thrilled to be photographed, and in this completely open way.” - Babs Simpson.
Audrey Hepburn May 4, 1929 - January 20, 1993.
“I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.” - Audrey Hepburn
(Left: Audrey Hepburn, 1988. Right: Audrey, 1953.)
Contact sheet from a sitting with pre-famous Audrey Hepburn during her Broadway debut as Gigi. Photographs by Richard Rutledge. March 1, 1952.
"This was before she was really Audrey Hepburn. She was thrilled to be photographed, and in this completely open way. You can tell by her expression.” - Babs Simpson.
Audrey Hepburn pictured at a dance rehearsal for the film Funny Face, 1956.
Audrey Hepburn in Paris on set for the film Funny Face, 1956.
Audrey Hepburn on the set of Funny Face, 1956.
Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire rehearsing one of their dance routines for the film Funny Face, 1956.
Audrey Hepburn wearing a yellow floral dress by designer Hubert de Givenchy for her film Funny Face, 1956.
“She was always a little bit surprised by the efforts women made to look young. She was actually very happy about growing older because it meant more time for herself, more time for her family, and separation from the frenzy of youth and beauty that is Hollywood. She was very strict about everybody’s time in life.” -Luca Dotti remembers his mother Audrey Hepburn. (Left: Audrey Hepburn circa 1958. Right: Audrey Hepburn in 1990)
Audrey Hepburn photographed by Patrick Lichfield for his book The Most Beautiful Women, Rome, Italy, January 1981.
Rare (silent) screen test of Audrey Hepburn, 1952.
phyllomorphosis asked: Do you know any of Audrey's favourite books?
Audrey had said that one of her favorite books was The Secret Garden.
In the book What Would Audrey Do? it says that her favorite authors were: Graham Greene, Tom Wolfe, Jeffrey Archer, Willa Cather, Lawrence Sanders and in her twenties she enjoyed Rudyard Kipling’s work.
In the book Audrey Hepburn by Barry Paris the author mentions that Audrey was “the original bookworm” and as a child she read Kipling, Edgar Wallace and Edward Phillips.
Audrey Hepburn’s Favorite Books according to Amazon.
marinasdiamondteen asked: My search for a great Audrey Hepburn blog is over! Thank you thank you!! <3
Aww, that is incredibly touching, thank you! Yet, I would be doing you and other Audrey fans a disservice if I didn’t mention some other truly great Audrey blogs. Tumblr has a fantastic Audrey Hepburn community that I’m incredibly appreciative to be apart of.
Here are several Audrey blogs that I love. I apologize if I exclude anyone, there are so many wonderful Audrey tumblrs if I decided to list them all I could be sitting here for days! I mean it! xo