Kim Kardashian Channels Audrey Hepburn in Bangs and Beatnik Black

04/16/2014 at 12:08 PM ET

Kim Kardashian Audrey HepburnFameFlynet; Everett

This might be the only time that Kim Kardashian would take you calling her “Funny Face” as a compliment. The reality star filmed an energy-drink ad in Miami channeling Audrey Hepburn’s character in the iconic 1956 film, from the piecey gamine bangs to the black turtleneck and cropped cigarette pants and Audrey’s signature bow-topped flats.

The simple Audrey-inspired look was a total 180° from her most recent Paris outfits (including two high-necked, long-sleeved, heavily embellished gowns for running errands) — besides being sleek and understated in her style, the sweet ponytail was a fun, girlie change for the normally super-glam star.

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At first glance, Kim and Audrey might not have much in common, but the two stars do have one major connection: Givenchy. Hepburn was Hubert de Givenchy’s muse — the designer created some of her most iconic looks, from Funny Face to Sabrina to her famous black dress in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. And Kim is a muse for current-day Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci, who has lavishly complimented her, calling her “the new Marilyn Monroe” and said she was “the most beautiful pregnant woman I have dressed in my career” after last year’s Met Gala.

What do you think of these comparisons? Would you have compared Kim to Audrey? How’s she pulling off the look?

–Alex Apatoff

FILED UNDER: Fashion , Kim Kardashian
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Sue on

Audrey had class. Kim and Kanye never have and never will.

ssj455 on

She shoul dhave had tighter pants. Nice rack, KK!!

Kat on


Linda on

So insulting to the memory of a talented icon. Can’t wait until the day this girl goes away.

lizabelle on

I can’t even believe that someone would make a comment like this, Hepburn traveled the world, being an ambassador for UNICEF helping children and actually TOOK TIME OUT OF THE PUBLIC EYE to raise her family, which is what KK should be doing…

sahali on

There is no way in h*ll Kim could EVER, and I mean EVER, channel Audrey Hepburn. Make no mistake. EVER. Full stop.

Chris on

I read on another site during this photo shot Kim was supposed to ride a bike…needless to say she required help and still fell on her massive behind.

S on

I love the simplicity of it on her, she should keep it simple more often.

Cornqueen on

Audrey Hepburn did not have a whale butt…. she also had class, modesty, couth, and the big one here “natural beauty”… Sorry Kim. You wont fit in her shoes ever. soo many photo shoots for Kims own personal album she is no model or movie star unless you count porn. Im so sick of seeing every picture she takes of herself. she needs to go home and be a Mom!!!

S on

I like the simplicity of it on her, she should keep it simple more often .

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