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Quotes about Audrey Hepburn

May 18 2015

Everybody loves Audrey Hepburn. Here is why her friends and family loved Auds so much (in their own words).

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My Top Books about Audrey Hepburn

May 10 2015

Books are the best way to find out about Audrey Hepburn’s life. Each one of them in its own way can show everything about her from a different angle, even if they tell the same story, her story. Shopping on my own or gifts from close and far friends, actually i have a pretty good collection of books which speak about the princess of the princesses. It’s difficult to find a bad book about her.

Let me take you inside my personal Audrey’s library. Here are my top books about Audrey Hepburn.

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Why I love Audrey Hepburn

Apr 28 2015

I started loving Audrey Hepburn almost by chance, and I’ve never thought I would be so amazed by this beautiful human being. I also never thought I could love her movies. Surprises of life.

It was Summer 2010, during FIFA World Cup in South Africa. I remember I was really tired to see my team Italy, former world champion, beaten and outclassed by everybody. One evening I was reading the TV guide and I saw the title, Sabrina.

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Audrey & Hubert De Givenchy: Haute Couture Fashion is born out of a beautiful friendship

Mar 07 2015

Do you know the movie Sleepers? It’s one of my favourite ones.

At the beginning of the story the narrator says: “This is a true story about friendship that runs deeper than blood.”

I use this sentence as a spark to speak about one of the most enduring friendships, between two shining stars in the Fifties, Audrey Hepburn in cinema, and Hubert De Givenchy in fashion. They met by chance and remained friends for the rest of their lives.

Audrey Hepburn made a stunning debut in William Wyler’s smash hit Roman Holiday hitting the screen like a bomb. Some said: “This slim little person with the winged eyebrows and Nefertiti head and throat is the world’s darling”, just to give you an idea of what Audrey  has been since her very first steps in Hollywood. She was the real Hollywood’s sweetheart; on the other hand, Hubert de Givenchy was a young stylist preparing his very own first collections and was declared a real enfant-prodige in the French Fashion industry.

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A day in Rome with Audrey Hepburn

Feb 27 2015

I’m Paola, and I’m a new London Mums’ contributor based in Italy.

A day in Rome with Audrey Hepburn is a book written by a friend of mine, Maurizio Canforini, a young Italian writer and theatre actor who, some months ago, decided to give me custody to the Facebook page related to his book. I invite you London Mums to join and like the page which re-visits lots of old facts and photos of Audrey Hepburn throughout her fruitful career in films and fashion.

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