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Introducing Loverly

Introducing Loverly

Welcome to Loverly! We love fashion and entertainment. We're also classic movie buffs and Audrey Hepburn is our favorite actress. So we modeled "Liv," our logo in the little black dress, after Ms. Hepburn's famous dresses from "Breakfast At Tiffany's." By coincidence, she also starred in the movie musical "My Fair Lady," which features the song "Wouldn't It Be Loverly." So there you have it!

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Iconic Photographer Remembers Audrey Hepburn

Iconic Photographer Remembers Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was nearly 40 when she met Douglas Kirkland, the young magazine photographer who'd gotten famous taking pictures of Marilyn Monroe in bed for Life. In Paris to shoot promotional stills for Hepburn's 1966 heist movie How To Steal A Million, Kirkland wound up leaving with one of his favorite images in a 60-year career: of the still girlish grande dame in a sixties beehive, glancing sideways and grinning as if she had the world’s greatest secret up her sleeve.

Read more at The Huffington Post.

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Favorite Shots Of Hollywood Legend Audrey Hepburn

Favorite Shots Of Hollywood Legend Audrey Hepburn

Some 21 years after her death, Audrey Hepburn—who would have been 85 years old on Sunday—continues to be the gold standard for class and glamour among Hollywood actresses.

... On the occasion of what would have been Hepburn’s birthday, Vanity Fair looks back at some favorite shots of the icon: a collection of captured moments of the star from the 1950s and 1960s.

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Audrey Hepburn’s Eternal Charm

Audrey Hepburn’s Eternal Charm

Audrey Hepburn was not beautiful. That was her firm opinion, at least, if no one else's. ... Luckily for us, no one else agreed. And for a too-brief time, Audrey Hepburn brought gorgeous, elegant style to a crass, hard-nosed industry that immediately fell in love.

"Class," Billy Wilder marveled. "Someone who went to school, can spell, and possibly play the piano... You're really in the presence of somebody when you see that girl."

But Hepburn was also, not just a cultured young woman, but a fine and unaffected actress — as a new Blu-ray set helps prove.

And the older she got — the further she left Hollywood behind — the more beautiful she became.

Read more at The Star-Ledger.

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Audrey Hepburn To Be Featured In National Portrait Gallery

Audrey Hepburn To Be Featured In National Portrait Gallery

A photography exhibition celebrating the life and career of British actress Audrey Hepburn will open at London's National Portrait Gallery in July 2015.

The show will chart her rise from West End chorus girl to one of Hollywood's most photographed stars and also document her later humanitarian work.

Classic images of the Breakfast at Tiffany's actress will be displayed alongside rarely seen family photos.

Read more at BBC News.

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Happy Birthday, Audrey Hepburn

Happy Birthday, Audrey Hepburn

While Audrey Hepburn's film and fashion innovations are celebrated long after her passing, some fascinating aspects of her personal life don't always get the same attention. In honor of her birthday today, The Huffington Post has compiled some lesser known facts about her. Read more ...

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Audrey Hepburn’s Sons Lend Rare Photos To National Portrait Gallery

Audrey Hepburn’s Sons Lend Rare Photos To National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery today announced that photographs of Audrey Hepburn, on loan from her sons Sean Hepburn Ferrer and Luca Dotti, will go on display in London this summer.

Mr Dotti said his mother would have been honored to have an exhibition dedicated to her: “We are thrilled to be able to support this comprehensive and beautifully curated exhibition dedicated to our mother, as it allows me and my brother Sean to grasp fragments of an otherwise unreachable past.”

Get a first look at some of the photos at the Evening Standard.

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Audrey Hepburn’s Life In Elegant Portraits - WSJ

Audrey Hepburn’s Life In Elegant Portraits - WSJ

Movie stars rarely get top billing at London’s National Portrait Gallery, where exhibitions tend to focus on the work of master painters like John Singer Sargent or on cultural and political subjects, such as Virginia Woolf or the two Queen Elizabeths. Starting July 2, however, visitors will get to see a lifetime’s worth of images of Audrey Hepburn, the European aristocrat turned film actress whose crossover into high fashion set her apart from mere superstars like Marilyn Monroe.

“Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon” runs through Oct. 18. Comprising over 70 works, including rare photographs of her Dutch childhood, the show also includes portraits by such legendary photographers as Richard Avedon and Cecil Beaton.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

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Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy

Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy

Vanity Fair is taking a look at a 1954 photograph of Audrey Hepburn that furthered her role as an international style star and forged a lifelong friendship with major French designer Hubert de Givenchy.

Before the diamonds and pearls of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, there was the quietly seductive black pantsuit in Sabrina. With a cinched waist and embellished flats, starlet Audrey Hepburn took a simple promotional film photo and made it one of the most talked about outfits of 1954.

Read more at Vanity Fair.

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