|Vintage 1950s Saks Fifth Avenue Little Black Dress (LBD)|
When I saw this dress, I automatically thought of Audrey Hepburn based on the quality and sophistication of this dress, I decided to write a blog post on Fashion Icon AUDREY HEPBURN. This new vintage LBD dress that will be listed at an eye for vintage etsy shop this week.
After winning an Oscar in 1953 for the film Roman Holiday, Audrey Hepburn became one of the most photographed actresses of all time. She was the third actress to receive $1, 000, 000 for a film role, which was uncommon during that time. Hepburn is often referred to by the fashion media as the most important ‘style icon’ of the 20th century. The style of dress featured by Hepburn in her films strongly influenced the fashion of the period as her clothes and accessories were widely copied. and her sense of style continues to be admired to this day.
Although Audrey was very different from the curvy Marylin Monroe and Lauren Bacall that came before, she loved to wear simple cuts with clean cut lines that showed off her gorgeous tall and slim figure. All the top designers loved to dress her doll-like body.
Her style has influenced many trends that have changed the course of fashion.
The chick Little Black Dress is one of the most common pieces that have become synonymous with her style. Making it extremely popular during the craze around 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'. It was indeed her unique signature piece, influencing many women whether famous or average to adopt her look for the red carpet or other formal events. Today a Little Black Dress (LBD) is an essential closet must have to every wardrobe. Her style followed the 'less is more' principle she choose a simple dress boosting her look with accessories.
Hats and Pearls were also her specialty sporting from the most bouffant styles to the romantic and classy designs, undoubtedly she found her home among accessories. All these tiny and at the same time essential details brought her fame and respect from the part of fashion gurus. Indeed she will live in the memory of style-conscious people as one of the all time favorite style icon.
Many of Audrey's staple pieces are wardrobe staples that are in our closets today and have influenced fashion today, such as :
- turtle neck
- fitted trench coats
- Black Dresses with wide belts
- Coloured Scarves
- ballet flats
|Audrey in a GIvenchy Dress. 1960s|