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Katharine Hepburn

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The first book to celebrate the irreverent and original style of Katharine Hepburn -- icon of stage and screen. Glamorous when she wanted to be and tomboyish when she didnç°¡ Katharine Hepburn developed her personal style and public image as a style rebel. Whether on stage, on screen, or in private life, Hepburn had a firm grasp on the power of her appearance. Rather than submit to studio image makers, she controlled her image and drew on her own proclivities to create a distinct antifashion persona. This book presents the famously headstrong star in a new light: as a style icon. Through images of Hepburnå°­_s on-screen and off-screen wardrobes and essays by top fashion historians, this book reveals how modern Hepburnå°­_s insouciance and idiosyncratic manner of dressing really was and shows her as an inspirational, self-styled counterpoint to the over-managed looks of celebrities today. Full of never-before-published images of Hepburnå°­_s costumes and personal wardrobe, Katharine Hepburn is a refreshing look at a true fashion original. This hardcover book measures 7 1/2 inches by 10 inches. Published October 2, 2012. " origin="United States"