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Lovin’ Miss Hepburn

September 28, 2011

I was looking around online for some beautiful illustrations of the timeless Audrey Hepburn, and I couldn’t find ANY  anywhere  – who would have thunk?  In my new Vintage Fashion Illustration book, I found a gorgeous illustration of her, but it just doesn’t seem to exist on the internet – boo hoo – I’ll have to keep searching.  Jennifer ended up asking me for some ideas for an illustration, and of course I said AUDREY! (as she’s a fellow fan) and she whipped out this amazing likeness below.  Miss Hepburn would have been proud!  It looks exactly like her!

via Jennifer Lilya Fashion Illustration

I swooned and actually gasped when I saw it.  I hope you do the same – I’m always amazed by Jennifer’s work!  I sent her this reference photo below, and I think she captured it to a T!  The dress was designed by the lovely Edith Head, and was worn by Audrey in her film Funny Face.  Still need to rent that one day – I feel an Audrey marathon coming on!! (:

23 Comments leave one →
  1. September 28, 2011 8:36 PM

    gorgeous !!

  2. September 28, 2011 10:36 PM

    She’s a classic!

    Cute blog you’ve got here. Nice work!

  3. September 29, 2011 8:48 AM

    Amazing. You are so lucky. Very lovely illustration.

    • September 29, 2011 11:35 AM

      Thanks girl!! You should do an art trade with her sometime, she’s totally open for them! (:

  4. September 29, 2011 9:35 AM

    It’s fantastic! Congrats on getting the internship! :) Funny Face I think is one of my fave Audrey movies… A must see for sure!!

    • September 29, 2011 11:36 AM

      Hi! Isn’t it? Love her work! Thanks so much lovely! (: I’ll definitely have to rent it sometime!

  5. Cathie Maud permalink
    September 29, 2011 1:50 PM

    I’m always excited to ‘meet’ a fellow Canadian in the blogosphere! Your boss is pretty talented! I adore Audrey as well. ♥

    • September 29, 2011 2:01 PM

      You’re a Canadian?! I’ll add ya to my Canadian Bloggers List. <3 It sure is nice!

      Thanks! I adore her work – and Audrey as well, if you couldn't tell! Hope you're having a lovely day! (:

      • Cathie Maud permalink
        September 29, 2011 5:43 PM

        Wow, thank you for adding me! :) I’m working on a new page for bloggers I like, and you’ll be on there, too! ♥

        I am having a great, busy day! Hope yours is just as nice!

  6. September 29, 2011 5:45 PM

    Hey Cathie, No problem at all!! And thanks so much!! I’m having a great busy day too – lovin’ it!! (:

  7. October 1, 2011 6:34 AM

    wow what an amazing illustration of our timeless diva! I wish I could drawn in that way!!!! I’m so happy when I see talented persons, in special when they are creating something that will remember me some vintage movie! I was reading your profile and I see we have so much to sharte, because I also love oldies, classic movies (in special the b&w ones)!!! NOw, I’m having problem with my internet, but before I was watching every signle night a movie with Audrey Hepburn! AMAZING!!!!!

    Well, I’m writing a lot, sorry! Sorry for my bad english too!!!!!


    • October 5, 2011 6:50 PM

      Hi Cris, thanks for the lovely comment! Isn’t her work amazing? Vintage movies are the best, and of course Audrey Hepburn is simply amazing. Nice to see that we share some things in common!! I totally need to have an Audrey Hepburn movie marathon. haha. (and no worries about the long comment – I love them!)

  8. October 3, 2011 3:25 PM

    Swoon, swoon, swoon – so very gorgeous and elegant. This brightened my day, big time. Way to go Jennifer! Thanks so much for sharing!

    • October 5, 2011 6:47 PM

      Hi!! Isn’t her work absolutely breath-taking? I love it!! Glad it brightened your day! No problem – keep smiling! (:

  9. October 5, 2011 6:34 PM

    Wow, excellent illustration! Wish i was this good! :) Great work!

    • October 5, 2011 6:46 PM

      Hi there – I wish I was too! Someday we’ll get there, hopefully! (: By the way, this is Jennifer Lilya’s work, not mine. Her website is at Just clearing that up. Hope you’re having a great day!

  10. Daniela permalink
    October 17, 2011 9:21 PM

    This illustration is one of my favorites from JL… amazing… and loved that movie “Funny Face”… I saw it a few years ago.


    • October 17, 2011 10:40 PM

      Hi Daniela! It’s totally one of my faves too – I just love Audrey! I still need to rent it sometime, tsk tsk!

  11. October 24, 2011 9:10 AM



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