Lately, I've been inspired by classic 1960s fashions. Sleek silhouettes, bold lines and simple staples make for effortlessly chic outfits. Today we take 10 lessons in style from 1960s star, Audrey Hepburn. Her film costumes like the black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany's and fabulous dress in My Fair Lady have become ionic over the years but its her personal fashion choices while off the set that has never gone out of style.

10 style lessons from audrey hepburn by Brittany Sherman 2015

1. ballet flats
Simple ballet flats can be worn with just about anything. They're smart, comfortable and give a certain elegance to polish off the look

2. stripes in shirts or pants
horizontal stripes in a knit boat neck top are a 60s classic or elongate your legs with daring vertical striped cigarette pants

3. collared shirts
youthful peterpan collars or a menswear twist with a button down were common in Audrey's wardrobe. Play with solids and plaids or layer with a cardigan and tailored trousers

4. natural brows
Audrey softened her look and made her eyes the main feature with beautiful natural brows. It's easy to go overboard with the tweezers but a full brow can be so sophisticated.

5. perfect fitting pants with loafers 
her playful attitude and wide eyed look was the perfect contrast to her boyish style choices

6. cover your head if playing in the sun
Fashionable and smart, she knew to protect your beautiful face and hair from the harsh rays with adorable scarves and straw hats

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7. Show off your waist
 Audrey had such a lovely, slender figure and a waist to envy. She showed it off with a cinched belt, sweet little play suits and form fitting pants. Create the look of a smaller waist with a full skirt and tucked in blouse.

8. tomboy outfits with girly hairstyles
Audrey really paid attention to doing one or the other. She played up her eyes and kept a soft lip and Wore tailored clothes with no-fuss hair.

9. wear one really spectacular accessory
Audrey was an expert at choosing just the right accessories. When off the film set, she usually went with one big statement piece like over-sized sunglasses, a really fun hat or bold color blocking. 

10. feel comfortable in what you wear
whether in pants or a feminine dress, she always looked really relaxed and comfortable with herself because she knew that confidence was the most important accessory. Always choose clothes that make you feel good, inside and out.