Welcome to Pure Class (audrey-hepburn.us) a tribute archive site dedicated to the classy iconic actress Audrey Hepburn. Here at this site you will find all sorts of vintage classic photos pertaining to Audrey's movie career, photoshoots , magazine scans, captures, media, and plenty of information on the icon herself. I hope you enjoy your stay and return again soon.
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Audrey was a great supporter of UNICEF. She made frequent trips to third world countries to visit the ill and hungered children. If you have a heart like Audrey and can spare just $1, please do it for this great cause.
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Online Since: January 20, 2011
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Audrey-Hepburn.Us is a non-profit archive site with gathered information pertaining to Audrey Hepburn's legendary life and career in the entertainment business. I have no affiliation to Audrey nor her family. All photos and media files found here remain copyright to the original owners.
- Open Hiatus
Friday, May 17, 2013
Just posting this here to let my visitors know that this site will be on an open hiatus. It is not abandoned, just on a straight hiatus. I don’t know when I will return, maybe perhaps in a few months.
Gertie, if you see this, I requested a hiatus here so please do not delete this site due to no updates because I am very much interested in keeping this site, just want to take a break.
- Audrey Hepburn covers Vanity Fair May 2013 Issue
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
- The Children’s Hour Captures
Friday, February 22, 2013
- Audrey Hepburn: Remembering the Private Legend
Friday, January 11, 2013
She captivated the world with her doe-eyed beauty, but behind the Givenchy glamour, there was an Audrey Hepburn few people knew.
She thought her nose too big, her feet too large and her neck too long. She loved to shop for groceries (but not clothes), didn’t wear makeup at home, never went to the gym and enjoyed two fingers of Scotch every night.
“She was not this ethereal creature,” says Robert Wolders, 76, the Dutch actor who was her companion for the last 13 years of her life. “She was an earthy woman with a ribald sense of humor.”
What Hepburn had, adds Wolders, “was more than beauty. It was this extraordinary mystique.”
Hepburn left Hollywood at age 34 at the height of her fame, moving into a 1732 farmhouse in Tolochenaz, a small Swiss village, where she found happiness raising two sons and purpose in her charity work for UNICEF.
Two decades after her death from abdominal cancer at 63 on Jan. 20, 1993, her children and her last love remember the Audrey they adored.
- Nicole Kidman honors Audrey Hepburn’s My Fair Lady look
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Oh wouldn’t it be loverly … to look like the beautiful late actress Audrey Hepburn? Nicole Kidman pulled that off over the weekend at Derby Day at a racetrack in Melbourne, Australia.
Kidman, 45, wore a black-and-white outfit that the Daily Mail says was designed in honor of a famed look Hepburn wore in the 1964 film “My Fair Lady.” Among the eight Oscars that film won was one for costume design.
“It’s inspired by ‘My Fair Lady,’” the Daily Mail quotes Kidman as saying. “It’s one of my favorite movies. We decided to do something that was fun and a bit different.”
- Breakfast At Tiffany’s goes to Broadway
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Cue the little black dress and the carefree attitude. A new play based on “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” headed to Broadway in February. “Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke will star as good-time girl Holly Golightly, the character created by Truman Capote in his 1958 book and made famous by Audrey Hepburn in the classic 1961 film. Tony-winning playwright Richard Greenberg is taking the story of Holly — a young woman with passion and a past — from page to stage. “The goal of this version is to return to the original setting of the novella, which is the New York of the Second World War,” Greenberg noted, adding that the story “has a drive that makes it very alluring to dramatize.”
The tone of the play, he added, will be “ stylish and romantic, yes, but rougher-edged and more candid than people generally remember.”
Paul Schiraldi/Paul Schiraldi Photography Emilia Clarke in HBO’S ‘Game of Thrones’
Speaking of rough, Greenberg’s take isn’t the first time Broadway has flirted with “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” In 1966, Mary Tyler Moore played Holly in a musical version that never officially opened. British director Sean Mathias will helm the new play.
- Modern day actress Tina Fey channels Audrey Hepburn
Thursday, October 4, 2012
On the newest cover of Entertainment Weekly, “30 Rock” heroine Tina Fey makes Audrey Hepburn her muse, channeling Holly Golightly’s signature look from “Breakfast At Tiffany’s.”
- Hubert de Givenchy Remembers Audrey Hepburn
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Since retiring from haute couture in 1995, Hubert de Givenchy has led a mostly private life immersed not in fashion, but in the art world. (He’ll be showing a collection of his 17th and 18th-century bronze and marble sculptures at Christie’s during the upcoming Paris Biennale.) But in a recent interview with Speakeasy, he made time to discuss his friendship with style icon Audrey Hepburn, whom he met in 1953 on the set of “Sabrina.” Though he was expecting the more famous Katherine Hepburn instead, de Givenchy and Audrey sparked a close rapport until her death from cancer in 1993. Below, read an interview with de Givenchy on his first meeting with Hepburn, her work with Unicef, and his final memories of her.
WSJ: What was your first impression of Hepburn? You met her before she was famous.
Hubert de Givenchy: There are hundreds of memories. In 1953, they needed dresses for “Sabrina.” Audrey asked me to see her and she arrived in the studio. It’s not that I was disappointed [to not meet Katherine Hepburn]. She was ravishing. But she was dressed in a way that surprised me: small pants, ballerina flats. I asked myself ‘Who is this young lady?’ We liked each other immediately. I was in the middle of making the collection, so I couldn’t make dresses [for “Sabrina”] rapidly enough. I didn’t have the time. We spoke and I said “Unfortunately, I cannot do dresses for you. It’s not possible.” She said, “Can I see the dresses?” I said “Sure.” We showed them to her. There were fifteen or so dresses for her to try on very quickly. She saw the first and said, “This is exactly what I need.” We made the dresses. The film came out. It won an Oscar for the dresses but I didn’t get any credit. She was furious. She demanded “Each time I’m in a film, Givenchy dresses me.” Read the rest of this entry »
- Rare Photos Of The Stunning Star
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
It’s easy to associate Audrey Hepburn with nothing more than a demure up-do and an absurdly long cigarette holder, but fans of the actress know she lived a varied life. Before she ever assisted impoverished countries or charmed audiences with her “funny face,” she was a young, aspiring ballerina growing up in Nazi-occupied Holland.
Hepburn’s acting debut occurred after she was spotted by author Collette, and cast as the star of the author’s story (in the Broadway play), “Gigi.” But she was known for more than her acting, which won her a plethora of awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actress for “Roman Holiday.”
Often donning the French brand Givenchy, she was, and still is, often lauded for her stand-out attire.
- The Nun’s Story Captures
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
I have uploaded these to the gallery for quiet sometime, but I just forgot to post an update about it. I’ve added 532 dvd captures of Audrey Hepburn from The Nun’s Story.