Audrey Hepburn's Self Image

Audrey Hepburn

Vanity Fair

According to Audrey Hepburn's son Luca Dotti, the stylish icon saw plenty of defects in her own appearance and would question why anyone saw any beauty in her. Though she was around far before my time, I've seen enough of her to wonder how anyone so gorgeous could think that way, but I guess we all do from time to time, even the fashionable and beautiful.


“She didn’t live a life secluded or behind bars; she would walk around and everybody knew her. She was part of the city. The majority of these photos are in the streets,” Audrey Hepburn’s son Luca Dotti tells Vanity Fair’s Laura Jacobs about the time his mother spent in Rome. To prepare for his new book Audrey in Rome, Dotti gathered some 2,500 photos from the archives of the Reporters Associati that capture his mother throughout the Eternal City. Dotti says what struck him the most was that “even in these candid shots she was always herself—perfect.” Read More

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