5 Ways To Remember Audrey Hepburn in Your Everyday Life

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To celebrate what would have been Audrey Hepburn's 92 birthday (May 4th) I will be sharing a few posts that are dedicated to her. To start off Audrey Week I want to share with you 5 ways that you can remember Audrey in your everyday life. 

Surround yourself with beauty and the things that bring you joy and peace. 

After leaving Hollywood to raise her sons she deeply desired to live a more grounded and quiet life. She left Rome, Italy after her final divorce and moved to the town of Tolochenaz, Switzerland where she spent her last nine years of her life. She surrounded herself with a quaint home in the countryside, loyal friends, a loving partner, and her devoted sons. She was at her happiest surrounding herself with beauty and the things that brought her joy and peace.
Value the time spent with loved ones. Make those phone calls, write those letters, and give those hugs.

Audrey left her career at the height of it in 1967 to devote more time to raising her sons. She eventually returned to the films in 1976 but only did four more before she passed. We can wonder what sort of great films she would have made if she didn't step away from her craft but she choose to devote her time and energy to her family instead. It was virtually unheard of at the time. Audrey's decision to leave her career allowed her to focus completely on the joy and complexities of motherhood. She provided a normal childhood for her sons away from Hollywood and prying eyes.
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Stand up for what you believe is the right thing for you to be doing. 

When Audrey was filming Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) the studios wanted to remove the scenes where she would sing Moon River. Audrey stood up for herself and told them that this scene was important and it had to be in the film and stay in the film. The song became iconic just as her role as Holly Golightly. 
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Wear clothes that make you feel wonderful. Keep it simple, comfortable, and elegant. But always have fun with your wardrobe and allow the clothes you wear to help make you feel your best.

Audrey would collaborate with Hubert de Givenchy starting with the film, Sabrina (1953). He created simple yet beautiful pieces for Audrey that became the Audrey Style. Their collaboration and friendship lasted until her passing in 1993. Audrey once said in an interview, "I'm terribly self-conscious about myself. And clothes always give me a great deal of self-confidence."
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Don't let the past haunt you but don't forget what you went through. You can take that pain and suffering and do good things with it for yourself and for others. 

Audrey never forgot the aid that UNICEF gave to her as a child after WWII. She gave back in all the best ways she could and in 1989 she became the Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF. 
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