Friday, 10 July 2009

{Vintage Friday}: Audrey, You are my Favorite

I have always loved Audrey Hepburn since I was a little girl, for me she is the one I think of when someone mentions elegance. Do you have a favorite actress from the Hollywood B&W age?

Happy Friday!! Have a wonderful weekend :)

(photos from Bob Willoughby )

78 comments:

natalie said...

Oh, gorgeous b&w pictures! I love Audrey, she was the image of elegance and grace.

janettaylor said...

Oh, J'adore Audrey sooooo much...

XoXo

Rachel said...

i love her too! i remember watching Roman Holiday when i was a little girl thinking how beautiful she was:)

Jaime said...

Ah, she's beautiful! wish I had the cause (and the means) to dress like her. Such an icon.

Deva84 said...

beautiful, classy, stylish and simple. splendid!

iva yaneva said...

I agree 100%! She is just perfection :)

Little Rus said...

Beautiful photos! And she is just so unique... Truly one of a kind timeless and classic beauty. x

Little Miss Tiara said...

ahh... Audrey! She's of course an all time favorite :D love her vintage look and all, she's just so beautiful :D

Amanda K said...

Audrey Hepurn is a icon.. I like Grace Kelly.

Elisa said...

Love the photos you found. Audrey was such an elegant lady. She was a beautiful person on the inside and out. My fav movie is Breakfast at Tiffany's.

PinkBow said...

she is my favourite too

♥ Marta ♥ said...

I adore her... she is one of my favorite actresses :)

K. Sundari said...

I love Audrey. She is so beautiful. But I always prefer her with her hair up.

Dionne said...

I fell in love with her the first time I saw "My Fair Lady". Audrey is eternally elegant.

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oh she is my all times fave! have a great weekend you too, darling! xo

Raquel said...

she's my favourite too!
x

Charlotte. said...

Well I would also have to say ofcourse, the beautiful and amazing Audrey Hepburn. There is definately something magical about her. I love her in 'Sabrina'.

mint said...

it's just beautiful! thanks for sharing.

Rebecca said...

Gorgeous!! I think every picture that exists of Audrey Hepburn is elegant and graceful. :) My favorite here is the one where she's napping on the couch with the deer!

smmmitten said...

who doesn't love audrey hepburn?? i loved her most in sabrina, roman holiday, and breakfast at tiffany's... she was absolutely perfect! in roman holiday, i so badly wanted her character to be with gregory peck's...

Blair said...

Oh, I adore her! What a lovely way to start my Friday. Have a great weekend tina. xx

Couture Carrie said...

What fabulous photos! I love seeing Audrey behind-the-scenes!

xoxox,
CC

Amy said...

I've loved Audrey Hepburn for almost all my life, well since I was about 6 years old I guess. I used to watch all her movies and sigh at how seemingly effortless it was for her to be as beautiful and elegant as she always was.

Heather said...

Audrey was amazing. I always loved Grace Kelly as well - I wanted to be her. She just seemed sexy and elegant and sophisticated.

♥akisa♥ said...

I want a sofa as big as that~~ love that photo!

Brigadeiro said...

Audrey would definitely be my favourite, as well as Grace Kelly, unbelievably flawless beauties...

Sal said...

No one will ever hold a candle to Audrey!

alteaperle said...

She is an icon of beauty and style, I love her too!

DaisyChain said...

Like others have said. I ADORE Audrey.

freeteyme said...

she's one of my fashion icon - classy!

nina said...

I love that huge hat she has on :-D

Hana aka acutelife said...

I love audrey, and also shirley temple lolz...i love all of her movies :D

Em said...

Gorgeous. I do love Audrey, SO much. She is immortal because of her sweet spirit and impeccable taste.

Grace Kelly and Vera-Ellen are also my favorites. =)

I enjoy your blog! Thanks!

jayne said...

Audrey was always so classy, chic, and kind I love her

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Wasn't she pure magic?
I always loved her in her party dress in Sabrina.
And I think she was equally beautiful on the inside.

Deb said...

I feel like Audrey is every girl's girl-crush, and for good reason - she's maaarvelous.

Gabbi said...

Fan of Audrey's also... such grace!♥

Erika said...

What a fabulous tribute to the Queen of Elegance. Love Audrey! :)

K @ Blog Goggles said...

No fave of my own, but Audrey was pretty fab.

calivintage said...

oh thank you so much for the lovely pictures. gosh, when i was a kid, i watched my fair lady soooo many times. haha!

lolly-jolly said...

gorgeous photos! sunny weekend to you too! :)

Hanako66 said...

she is my fav as well:)

jen laceda said...

Ooh, what a treat! This is the second time I've seen an Audrey post during my daily round of blog hopping!

Amanda said...

Such a classy, well dressed woman. I envy her style too.

WendyB said...

Bette Davis for me!

Simone said...

Beautiful post.....fabulous Audrey :)

ChinaGirl said...

i love ur pics of audrey hepburn :D she is just the epitomy of effortless grace, style and elegance :D ur blog is so nice too :D u are an elegant dresser but with a bit of modern thrown in :D

K8 said...

Audrey Hepburn would have to be my favorite B&W actress as well. She was such a good actress who always have the best outfits!

Brunch at Saks said...

Love, love, love Audrey! Such a beautiful post :) XOXO

Vicki Dvorak said...

I just love these images, Lophia! :)

Slices of Beauty... said...

She was style personified!

Happy Friday.

cleung341 said...

She is a classic isn't she? Love her style and she was such a humanitarian.

Elisabeth © 2009 said...

I love the outfit that she is wearing in the eighth photograph down. <3

MichCherie said...

I so completely agree, Audrey is the true definition of glamour. Loving the pics you choose to display her :)

xox
MichCherie

Hannah is Narnia's Closet said...

audrey hepburn continues inspire me with her beauty, elegance, and warm heart. i haven't seen a lot of those pictures before - so beautiful.

Dana said...

She's so awesome! I love her too :)

Susan said...

she's my favorite, too :)
have a gorgeous weekend, xoxo

La Couturier said...

I love Audrey (: These are stunning photos!

bisous,
La C.

Micaela said...

I love Audrey soooo much...I like her better than most of the movie stars today.
Her elegance, sophistication, and beauty is matchless.
xoxo,
Micaela

JP said...

Who doesn't LOVE Audrey? You chose some amazing pictures... thanks so much for sharing!

Love,
JP
denimdebutante.com

MizzJ said...

Oh yes her and Grace Kelly are miles more classy and elegant than anyone I can think of today! They don't make them like that anymore :)

Bekväm + Elise said...

gosh~I just love her!

Callie Grayson said...

Audrey is on top of my list of elegance! I think funny girl is my favorite movie of hers.... I love how she was dressed.

LML said...

she was such an inspiring woman - beautiful on the inside and out... she said so many wise quotes!

surimay said...

agreed! when someone mentions elegance i think of Audrey! sighs. very beautiful pictures. she's definitely one of my favourites...but i'm throwing in Vivien Leigh for good measure. i just adored her in Gone With The Wind.

AnnaCleo said...

Audrey's elegant and gorgeous! ^_^ nice pictures

Mademoisselle Chic said...

i LOVE this!

Cathy Voyage said...

She's such an icon!

C said...

she deff has to be everyone's fav. she's so delicate and cute.




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agnes said...

oh. Audrey. she still looks so beautiful after all these years. her beauty is timeless, and her kindness to. :)

The Green Zebra Studio said...

I love Audrey Hepburn. The first film I ever watched with her in it was "Breakfat at Tiffany's." I was instantly hooked.

Saskia said...

Audrey Hepburn is just beautiful... I love the last photo, it's my favourite scene from My Fair Lady! I used to dance round in my nightgown singing "I only know when he, began to dance with me..." !!

Saskia x

Tina Tarnoff said...

I love Audrey, too, but I'm quite partial to Vivien Leigh, Carole Lombard... goodness there are so many wonderful actresseds of the b/w era!

Jessica said...

These are beautiful vintage images. I wish I were living in these black & white age. Made me think of those old films.

Hayley said...

I love Audrey Hepburn, her movies are amazing and her style is timeless, inspiring generation after generation.

Hayley.
xx

Little Bow Prep said...

Great Audrey pics! She is just spectacular!

Joann said...

My favorite actress from the Hollywood B&W age's Audrey Hepburn, for her classiness. Another favorite's Edie Sedgwick, for her being just her.

Courtney said...

Each and everyone of those photos is gorgeous-- she exudes elegance and grace!

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