BuchTipp – Our Fair Lady: Audrey Hepburn’s Life in Pictures von Chiara Pasqualetti Johnson (Autor)

Illustration Gudy Steinmill-Hommel

A beautiful book charting the rise of the acclaimed actress and style icon Audrey Hepburn- Overflowing with splendid portraits and iconic pictures, this is a beautiful and intimate biography- Touches on many key milestones in Audrey’s life, from her experience of the war to her Oscar win, to her greatest films, her marriage, retirement, and legacyAn unrivalled icon of grace and femininity, Audrey Hepburn is perhaps the most beloved star in the history of cinema. She enchanted millions of people with the sweetness of her smile and her inimitable style and was able to renew her image throughout the decades, anticipating fashion trends and establishing a new ideal of beauty.

This volume retraces Hepburn’s incredible rise, from the early years to her worldwide fame. The book is divided into four sections: ‚A Star is Born‘, which follows Audrey’s first steps into the spotlight as a doe-eyed dancer; ‚The Golden Age‘, how Audrey became the muse of Hubert de Givenchy and gave Hollywood a new ideal of elegance; ‚A Diva’s Style‘, which touches on Breakfast at Tiffany’s, where Holly Golighty went down in the history of cinema with her sunglasses and little black dress, along with many other of Audrey’s later film work; and ‚Saving the Children‘. This final section of the book puts great emphasis on her humanitarian work as UNICEF ambassador, on the side of all the children of the world. Both on screen and in real life, Audrey has remained faithful to the elegance of understatement and kindness, hidden behind her unforgettable smile. This Book is published by ACC Art Books – can also ordered by Amazon.

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian, born in Brussels, Belgium in 1929. She began her career as a model and later transitioned to acting in films, becoming one of the most iconic actresses of the 20th century.

Hepburn’s first major role was in the 1953 film „Roman Holiday,“ for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She went on to star in several other successful films, including „Sabrina,“ „Breakfast at Tiffany’s,“ and „My Fair Lady.“ Her performances were known for their elegance, grace, and charm, as well as her natural beauty.

In addition to her successful acting career, Hepburn was also known for her humanitarian work. She served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF from 1988 until her death in 1993, traveling to developing countries to advocate for the rights of children.

Throughout her career, Hepburn received numerous awards and honors, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of her humanitarian work. She remains a beloved icon of both Hollywood and humanitarianism, and her legacy continues to inspire generations of people around the world.

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