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Summer Style Lessons We Can Learn From Audrey Hepburn

05/04/2015 12:12 EDT | Updated 05/04/2016 01:41 EDT

Happy Birthday, Audrey Hepburn!

Today (May 4) marks what would have been the iconic actress' 87th birthday, so we're taking a moment to pay homage to her wonderful, ladylike style.

Not only was Hepburn stunning, talented, and as Vogue notes, "generously browed," she was extremely stylish. Her roles in films like "Breakfast At Tiffany's" and "Sabrina" burst her into style icon status, and she acted as muse to the great Hubert de Givenchy.

Today, we're looking to the star for some summer style inspiration -- from wide brim hats to feminine and flirty dresses, Audrey sure knew how to pick a great warm weather outfit. Just continue scrolling to see some of the style lessons we can learn from the silver screen icon!

  • A Wide Summer Hat Is The Perfect Beach Accessory
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    Effortlessly chic and practical at the same time. A cute cover-up is also key.
  • A Fun Floral Dress Is A Must-Have
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    Especially for those summer days by the river. Easy, breezy and beautiful.
  • Sometimes You Need A Summer Sweater
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    For those windy days or chilly evenings. Paired with cropped pants, it will look classic and sophisticated.
  • A Flat Top Wide Brim Hat Is A Great Sun Blocker
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    And it looks super cute, too.
  • A Neck Tie Adds The Perfect Amount Of Glamour To Any Outfit
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    And it looks even better when worn riding a fancy scooter.
  • A Plaid Button Down And Short Shorts Make The Perfect Sailing Outfit
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    Who said you needed stripes to look nautical?
  • A Little White Dress Is The Best All-Day Piece
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    It can take you from picnic to barbeque to evening out with friends. We love versatility.
  • A Rainbow Umbrella Is The Perfect Accessory For Blocking The Sun's Rays
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    And it looks super cute!
  • A Little Black Dress Will Always Look Chic
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    The perfect look for a summer night out on the town, or even a fancy summer dinner.
  • You Can Never Go Wrong With Oversized Sunglasses
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    Just choose a shape that works best on your face, and you're golden!
  • A Floppy Straw Hat Will Always Keep Your Head Cool
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    And how adorable does it look when paired with simple separates?
  • But If You Don't Have A Hat, A Scarf Works Just As Well
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    Especially on those windy days.
  • Solid Colour One-Pieces Can Be Super Hot
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    What bikini?
  • And Floral Swim Caps Are Definitely Not Tacky
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    In fact, they're the opposite.
  • Coffee And Pastries Are The Perfect Summer Breakfast
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    There's something so chic about eating fresh croissants while perusing through the city in the summertime, no?

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