10 Pieces for an Audrey Hepburn–Inspired Wardrobe

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Why do we love Audrey Hepburn’s style? Let us count the ways: She’s the queen of gamine charm, what she wore a half-century ago is still in style, and nobody rivals her ability to look effortlessly chic and polished. The combination of her heartwarming personality and effortless fashion sense is what has made her such an icon over the years—one with a wardrobe that is timeless and classic beyond belief.

Some of our favorite Hepburn staples include slim black pants, ballet flats, and oversize button-downs. The aforementioned pieces—including the additional ones we shop out for you—are ones everyone should have in their wardrobe. It’s essentials such as these that aid in stress-free wardrobe planning day in and day out. We could go on and on, but we think you’d rather get to admiring Hepburn and shopping her utterly enduring style. Keep scrolling to start crafting your own Hepburn-approved look.

1. Striped Shirt

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You already know the striped shirt is a classic, but how effortless does it look on Hepburn?

2. Midi Skirt + Strappy Sandals

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We found your new summer uniform, courtesy of Hepburn in Roman Holiday.

3. Plaid Shirt

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A plaid button-down is a perfect counterpoint to retro short-shorts and woven wedges.

4. Loafers

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It’s always good to ditch heels for a foot-friendly pair of loafers.

5. Trench Coat

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Even if you’re not trying to go incognito, a trench coat is a timeless addition to any outfit.

6. Button-Down Shirt

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When it comes to white button-downs, make sure to size up for a Hepburn look.

7. Cropped Trousers + Ballet Flats

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Adding a pair of classic black ballet pants gives any look a polished feel.

8. Gingham Pants

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If you love Hepburn-inspired flats but don't want to wear them with black pants, try gingham.

9. Halter Dress

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Retro-inspired halter dresses are timeless and flirty.

10. Turtleneck

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With her simple yet elegant fashion sense, it’s no wonder Audrey Hepburn remains a prominent style icon. Her impeccable taste is one that will live on in the hearts of fashion people everywhere.

Next up, 17 pieces our editor has been wearing this month.

This post was originally posted at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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