Friday, July 29, 2011

Research Paper Final Draft.

Griselda S
July 29, 2011
Period 2
Research Paper

Her Fashion Sense    When people think of Audrey Hepburn they think of what a great actress she was. Audrey was born Audrey Kathleen Ruston on the 4 of May, 1929 in Ixelles, in Belgium. She was the only child of Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston. He was an English banker from Ireland. Her mother was a Dutch baroness, Ella can Heemstra. Growing up Audrey was a ballet dancer, and she loved to act. Her first starring role was in “Roman Holiday.” She was more than just an actress, in the 50’s. She was also a humanitarian, and an icon. She liked fashion, but she never cared so much for it. So, how did Audrey Hepburn make fashion popular?

    First thing you have to do in order to make anything popular is you have to get inspired, but in Audrey’s case she influenced many people. According to they say, “Many of her clothes were inspired by the look of men's wear.” This being said shocked most people. Her styles of dresses were used in her films which were influenced by the fashion period as her clothes and accessories were widely imitated. Audrey’s wardrobe was known as a work of art.

    Audrey became famous so fast; people had a lot to say about her. People were amazed with Audrey fashion sense. Audrey captured the imagination of millions of other women and to this day it still continues to have an impact. According to “the media made her stand out, which was exactly what she was trying to avoid.” She didn't want to be so popular, so known; she wanted to remain hidden. Media also, says that for most of her life, she had a love-hate relationship with food. They thought she had anorexia because of how thin she was. The media always has something to say.

    Audrey could do it all. She was a ballet dancer, and actress, and she spoke many different languages fluently. Audrey made fashion popular by being who she was. Audrey once said, “I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other peoples minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.” She like to be unique, she liked others to try and figure her out. According to she was a style ground-breaker, she looked like herself and yet that made her a new type of beauty. Her design was mixed with her own spunky flair. Audrey was claimed to be fashionable in years to come.

    Audrey remains one of the most beautiful women of all time. She influenced others, had great fashion sense and others viewed her as an icon. To the end of her short life, Audrey Hepburn was all about sleekness and sophistication in fashion. Trends come and go, but the Audrey Hepburn style remains popular.

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