How to Master Audrey Hepburn's Style (and Still Look Completely Modern)

If we could possess Audrey Hepburn's style for the rest of our lives, the result would be an effortlessly chic, seriously timeless, and perfectly balanced wardrobe. Who wouldn't want that? The fashion icon is known for curating looks that stuck. Thanks to her, classic items such as cropped pixie trousers, ballet flats, and turtlenecks have been given a heart-warming charm that we absolutely adore. 

When you think about it, it truly is remarkable that, for the most part, Audrey Hepburn's style is still completely relevant today. Heck, some of the things I wore last year have long since fallen out of style, let alone a few decades ago. Color us impressed. Ahead, discover and shop the staple items that every Hepburn-lover's wardrobe would not be complete without, and that every fashion lover's wardrobe probably needs. 

Keep reading to find out how you can re-create Audrey Hepburn's style while still looking totally modern. 

Cropped Trousers

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Hepburn was known for sporting her adorable cropped trousers with flats nearly all the time. Copying this exact outfit would be your best bet as not one of these pieces is dated.

An editor-approved and wallet-friendly option. 

Faux-Fur Coat

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For those moments when you simply want to feel glamorous, opt for a faux-fur coat just like this lovely lady. The look proves to be a head-turner time and time again. 

This outfit proves you can add glamour to even the simplest of daytime looks. 

Mules

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Bet you didn't know this icon was wearing mules before you were. Styled with tailored counterparts, this shoe adds just the right amount of fashionable edge you were looking for. 

The simple and clean accessory your wardrobe is missing. 

Plaid Shirt

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Whether it be fall or summer, plaid is a pattern that undoubtedly will never fail you. Style the shirt for the warmer months as Hepburn did here, or pair it with a coat and denim for the cooler seasons. 

This plaid has just the right amount of prep. 

Ballet Flats

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Take it from Hepburn and dance the night away—not in heels but in ballet flats. As you know, she loved styling hers with shirtdresses and trousers alike. 

We will always trust Repetto to make true ballet flats. 

Midi Skirts

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Midi skirts prove to be one of the most flattering skirt styles to date, and Hepburn rocked them unlike anyone else. From the way this skirt drapes away from the body to how it cinches in your waist, there is nothing not to love about this silhouette. 

Take this skirt from work to a night out with ease. 

Turtlenecks

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Need a go-to fall outfit? A thin turtleneck was always one of Hepburn's strong suits, and the pairing of the essential layering piece with a miniskirt and boots has us falling in love with her even more. 

Audrey would approve of this, hands down. 

What are some of your favorite Audrey Hepburn style moments? Let us know in the comments below!