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Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Look

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Unsurprisingly I adore the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” I love Holly Golightly’s free spirit. She does the most outrageous things without thinking twice about what anyone else will think. But more than anything I love her glamorous whimsical style. As a little challenge I used the famous black dress outfit from the opening scene to style a Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired look using only what I had in my closet.

I started with my 1950s black fit and flare Grace Karin dress. To match the glamorous layered pearl choker, I double layered a strand vintage costume pearls that were my Grandmother’s. I used my go to art deco earrings. And slipped on my black peep toe pumps.

As much as I love her intricate updo I decided to play it safe with a ballet bun. I placed a pearl clip behind and underneath the bun instead of in front to dress it down a bit and make it more contemporary.

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I went with my go to simple and clean shoot make up and tried layering a few different lipsticks to match her frosty pink lip.

As much as I loved putting this Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired look together I will admit I was nervous at first. It is such an iconic movie moment and so many people have recreated it before me. But as soon as I committed to the idea, started rummaging through my closet and playing dress up all the doubts melted away.

2 Comments

  • Paula
    September 22, 2020 at 11:49 pm

    Nice look! You were inspired by the movie and Audrey Hepburn’s style, and you made it your own!

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    • Janice
      September 23, 2020 at 7:35 pm

      Thank you, Mamma! that was the goal <3

      Reply

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