When it comes to fashion icons, Audrey Hepburn is at the top of our list. From oversized sunglasses to a single strand of pearls, there’s no denying this movie star’s influence on fashion. She practically set the standard for Hollywood glamour. But it’s her classy, ladylike looks we love the most: simple silhouettes, structured accessories, and a dazzling smile.

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To snag a bit of her signature style, follow these easy steps:

  1. Remember three little letters: L.B.D. Audrey took the simple black dress from understated to statement making. How’d she do it? With a cinched waist and a simple strand of pearls.
  2. Never shy away from a bold red lip. To pull any outfit together, just swipe on your favorite shade of crimson, flash a smile, and go.
  3. Invest in a pair of striking sunglasses. You’ll need to be shaded from those flashing lights.
  4. Embrace menswear. Audrey was the first to make a pantsuit feel as feminine as a ball gown – it’s all in how you carry yourself.
  5. The best accessory? Confidence. You’re never fully dressed without it.

 

For extra inspiration, head to our Make It Your Own: Style Inspired by Audrey Hepburn Boutique launching Sunday, May 3, at 11AM ET.

By Kim Watson, Staff Writer

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May 2, 2015

It’s safe to say Joseph Gordon-Levitt has come a long way. In terms of fashion, that is. From an awkward alien teen in 3rd Rock from the Sun to a young head-over-heels-in-love professional in 500 Days of Summer to a suave agent in Inception, he’s dipped his toes in a variety of roles and styles. And emerged as the guy to watch.

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To snag one of his signature looks, try these simple steps:

1. Ditch the classics for this one. Grab a pair of slim leg pants in grey or black (treat it like a neutral) or dark straight-leg denim (a JGL staple).

2. Pair with a plaid shirt. Give it a tuck all around for a polished look. Then, unbutton the top two buttons and haphazardly cuff the sleeves. No undershirt.

3. Add a black leather belt and corresponding stainless steel watch. Casual cool? Mastered.

Now practice Joseph’s charming grin and you’re good to go.

For more inspiration, head to our Leading Man: Get Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Look Boutique, opening Monday, July 28, at 11AM ET.

By Natasha Iwanow, Copy Intern

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July 27, 2014