Year after year, decade after decade, hundreds of "it girls" and "style icons" have filed in and out of magazines, media, movies, and red carpets. Many of these girls own the look that everyone of their time tried to recreate for themselves, but times change and trends fade, and with that, so do “It girls”. But sometimes, certain people can surpass the chains of time and trends and stay a style icon for decades. No matter where the fashion world goes, girls like this will ALWAYS be in style and ALWAYS be looked to for inspiration.
When I think of style icons, the first person that always comes to my mind is Audrey Hepburn. She was such an inspiring woman that my parents even named me after her! There was something so graceful and elegant about Audrey and the way she presented herself. She was pure class, and classy will NEVER go out of style. Classy is timeless.
I find it so easy to modernize the Hepburn look and add little touches of her charm to your day to day look. Big, huge sunnies one day, and ballet flats the next. Straight cigarette pants for a day on the town, and an LBD for the night. Audrey even said herself, “My look is attainable. Woman can look like Audrey Hepburn by buying the large sunglasses and the little sleeveless dresses.”
Audrey Hepburn is the girl that introduced the LBD to the mainstream. She was the first to rock the pieces of clothing that most girls of today’s time could never live without. Although during her time, she was a risk taker. She dressed completely how she wanted to and frankly, didn’t give a damn about what anyone else thought. Isn’t it so funny how style once so revolutionary during her time, is now, and forever will be, a timeless look that designers will look to for inspiration for all the years to come? Audrey Hepburn is a beautiful style icon that will continue to be etched into fashionista’s minds for decades to come.