Enduring Style: Katharine Hepburn

When it comes to 'working the shirt'
I don't think anyone could do it
better than Katharine Hepburn.

She holds a special place in my memory book.
My father adored her, we used to love watching
her films over the holidays. She was a 'Bryn Mawr' girl, 
something he always hoped for me. 

My path went in a different direction
but my fascination with 'Kate' has never faded.

She had 'gumption' and style and I loved that about her.

images via 1, 2, 3, 4


  1. LOVED Katherine Hepburn!!! A style and grace like no other in a class of her own!!!

  2. As far as I'm concerned, Kate sets the benchmark for style! I never tire of watching her movies!!

  3. an icon, to be sure!
    one -of -a- kind

  4. I loved everything about her...especially that 'gumption'!


  5. Oh yes Jeanne! I just saw a movie over the holidays with her and Spencer Tracey! :)
    A smart woman in her time ahead with a lot of class and style.I like her much, too and the roles she was playing.
    I wish you a wonderful, sunny winterday (as we have it here right now)! Beate :) XXX

  6. She always looked great in a shirt and trousers. Hope you have a great day. Have to run, but will peruse more of this blog later. :) ~ xox Alexandra

  7. If the figure-fairy ever landed on my shoulder, Kate Hepburn's is the one I would have wished for. Those legs!! To look that good in a simple white shirt! Wonderful!

  8. Oh! There was no one like Katherine Hepburn. What a wonderful, stylish, iconic beauty. I was stopping by because I wanted to wish you a happy new year and thank you for being a follower of my blog. It means a lot to me. Thank you. May your new year be filled with laughter, more joy than sorrow, peace, and wisdom. Blessings to you. Happy new year!

  9. She's my favourite.
    The Songwriter and I watched Holiday for the umpteenth time just the other night. Goodness, she was gorgeous. Even with Cary Grant sharing the scene!

  10. I love her - and these pictures. Especially the last one.

  11. she was one of the best! love her!



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