Who hasn't dreamed of walking on 5th Avenue in New York dressed for the evening to go to breakfast in front of Tiffany's little dresses? That scene made generations of girls and women from all over the world sigh, who, on the sweet and melancholy notes of Moon River , fantasized about love with a happy ending. Today, 50 years after its release in theaters, "Breakfast at Tiffany's", the film based on the novel of the same name by Truman Capote, never ceases to fascinate and inspire generations of women of all ages, especially thanks to the female protagonist, the eternal Audrey Hepburn , an undisputed style icon from the very first frames, who played the role of the eccentric Holly Golightly with great skill: a young woman with a difficult past, a thousand dreams and many disappointments, exuberant and fragile, frivolous and profound, will understand that only true love will make her happy.
Golightly / Hepburn's sensational dresses were made by Hubert de Givench y, who at the time was at the beginning of his brilliant career, and who established an artistic partnership and sincere friendship with the actress starting from this film. lifetime.
Givenchy's own is the sheath dress, or the petit robe noir , that Holly wears both at the beginning and when she meets Paul, played by George Peppard. A simple and eternal garment, easy to enrich with extra accessories: important jewels, even for the hair, gloves and oversized sunglasses. Other looks, perhaps less famous but equally successful, the one with the orange Sixties coat, worn with a fur hat, followed by the party look with bustier dress and balloon skirt, or the more casual ones such as those with turtlenecks and big black oversized glasses , the one with the men's white shirt with cigarette jeans and the timeless trench coat , to wear for kisses in the rain.