How to Look Like Holly Golightly

how to look like holly golightly
how to look like holly golightly (Image: Luna Whimsy)

You might want to look like look like Holly Golightly if you are a big Audrey Hepburn fan. It's a great look for everyday, or if you need to dress up. It even works if you're looking to make a Halloween costume out of the things you already have in your closet.

While many people of Audrey Hepburn wearing a black dress with her signature short pixie haircut, that simply wasn't Holly. Holly wore her long highlighted hair in an intricate updo for most of the film with very short bangs. Her hair is always impeccable.

Get a little black dress. Holly often wore a black sheath dress that would look good on a lot of different body types. You may already have one of these in your closet. Take it to a tailor so it fits your body perfectly & then wear it whenever you don't know what to wear.

Have fun with clothes. Holly wore a sleeping mask that had closed eyes embroidered on it & tassel ear plugs. Incorporate at least one really funky piece into your wardrobe that will make other people smile whenever they see it.

Accessorize. Since a little black dress is a staple in many wardrobes, you need to make it unique. Holly wore those big sunglasses that are in fashion now. Of course, a classic Holly Golightly look includes a cigarette holder in one hand, black gloves & a tiara. She also wore several strands of pearls at once.

Make your coat unusual. When Holly was walking around New York she'd wear a cute coat with a funky collar. It showed that even her basic pieces were special & they still matched everything.

Pick up a classic trench coat. This is what Holly wore with heels during the last scene in the movie. While a Holly look may seem a little too much for everyday, a trench is something you can incorporate into your regular look.

Tips & Warnings

  • If you don't want to have a classic Holly Golightly look just make it a point to wear well tailored clothes & a pair of over the top earrings.

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