10 décembre 2009

Audrey Hepburn's Dress Takes Nearly $100,000 at Auction

The Givenchy haute couture black chantilly lace cocktail dress, worn in `How to Steal a Million', 1966. Sold for nearly $100,000. LONDON (AP).- The black cocktail dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in 'How to Steal a Million' has sold for nearly $100,000 at auction. Kerry Taylor Auctions says the Chantilly lace dress sold to an anonymous bidder for about $97,700. It was one of 40 items from Hepburn's wardrobe sold off by her friend Tanja Star-Busmann. The auctioneer said Tuesday's sale made a total of 268,320 pounds. It says half of... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2009

A Historic Collection of Audrey Hepburn Couture @ Kerry Taylor Auctions

LONDON.- Audrey Hepburn was not just a film star - she was a major style icon of the 20th Century. Simplicity and seemingly effortless elegance was her trademark. Ably aided and abetted by the young couturier Hubert de Givenchy, she became the personification of chic elegance in the 1950s and 60s. Givenchy said of her “All the responsibility for the way Audrey looked is hers. She made the selections.” Audrey was the first actress off-screen who was able to play the part of fashion models on-screen and be credible. For `Funny Face’... [Lire la suite]