Channeling Audrey: A Roman Holiday

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Costumes are fun. Who says you can’t dress up for whatever movie you like, not just Rocky Horror Picture Show?

This was my rationale behind a last-minute decision to dress as Princess Ann for a viewing of , one of my favorite films.

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If you haven’t seen it, I hope you will soon. It’s a charming story about a Princess who plays hookie for a day to, for the first time in her life, do exactly what she want to do. Ms. Hepburn earned an Oscar for her performance.

Gregory Peck is quite dreamy in it as well. *sigh*

Here is what I wanted to recreate:

Looking swell, Ms. Hepburn!
Looking swell, Ms. Hepburn!

I think I did an alright job!

Not to shabby!
Not to shabby!
I like to do whatever I please too, Ann!
I like to do whatever I please too, Ann!

The skirt is too short to be truly authentic, but I think it’s quite close! I felt lucky to have been able to pull a suitable costume together from my existing wardrobe without having to buy anything new. :)

While I’m certainly no Audrey, I think I did an alright job!

Does the black & white help?
Does the black & white help?

My fellow old movie loving friend (and sewing buff), Dianne joined me for the event. :)

We <3 Audrey!
We love Audrey!
There were snacks too!
There were snacks too!
Gratuitous Puppy Pic!
Gratuitous Puppy Pic!

Do you ever dress up for your favorite films?

 

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