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December 20, 2006 • Lifestyle


By Stephanie Miller of Second City Style Magazine

Audrey Hepburn may have not been a designer per se, but she has left an impression that continues to inspire generations today.
Like designers leave behind revolutionary silhouettes and unique color
palates, fashion icons leave behind a legacy, a stature, a timeless
elegance impossible to recreate. The couture craftsmanship of a YSL
wrap skirt can’t be replicated, and the balletic grace of Hepburn is
impossible to mimic.

This month is a fitting time to pay homage to the fashion icon. On December 5th, her 1961 Givenchy Breakfast at Tiffany’s dress was auctioned and sold for £467,200 at Christie’s South Kensington.   

Her twenty-year friendship with iconic designer Hubert de Givenchy
has resulted in a fashion contribution rich in history and tradition.
In a quest to find a designer to create her wardrobe for Sabrina, Hepburn asked Gladys de Segonzac from the house of Schiaparelli, to introduce her to Givenchy. The rest is fashion history. Read More

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