Holly Golightly love

Holly Golightly

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  • On this adventurous evening, I was feeling much less like Holly Golightly and channeling a more modern-day John Wayne meets Annie Oakley kind of vibe.

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  • At the charity auction, the original painting by Katie Upton of Zenyatta, a Holly Golightly treat of Breakfast at Tiffany for four including a Tiffany Diamond Horseshoe Pendant/Necklace, and a full corporate hospitality suite adventure for four at the 2012 Kentucky Derby are some of the tempting offers.

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  • And the picture of Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, with her giant sunglasses, Givenchy dresses her little black dress is the most famous of all time, string of pearls, holding an oversized cigarette holder, is considered one of the most iconic images of American cinema, ushering in a new notion of femininity; she was nominated as Best Actress in a Leading Role.

    Jay Weston: Breakfast at Tiffany's Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Academy

  • Capote wanted Marilyn Monroe to play Holly Golightly but her mentor, Lee Strasberg, advised her that playing a 'prostitute' would be bad for her image, so she turned it down.

    Jay Weston: Breakfast at Tiffany's Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Academy

  • But in the Hamptons, it brings to mind that scene from "Breakfast at Tiffany's" when Holly Golightly mentions her budget to the jewelry salesman, and he charmingly suggests she might like to purchase a very nice silver toothpick.

    No Place for Holly Golightly

  • The real name of Holly Golightly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," who acts as a wayward mother-figure to the narrator, is Lulamae.

    Strange, If Tru

  • Since its sobering, utilitarian beginnings the iconic slicker has had a few insanely glamorous moments—who can forget a rain-drenched Holly Golightly chasing after "Cat" in beige Burberry, or Kim Basinger's long silky version in Adrian Lyne's steamy "9½ Weeks"—but never one quite like this.

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  • The blonde streaks at the front of her long hair owed their origins to Audrey Hepburn's character Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's -- and Steinem's appreciation for Golightly's determination not to lose her freedom in a relationship based on "belonging to another person."

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  • It maintains appearances, too, but the spirit is Holly Golightly with a Southern accent, Givenchy with Frye biker boots.

    Southern Revival

  • Buddy Ebsen as the yokel whom Holly Golightly married when she was 14; Patricia Neal as the woman who regards Peppard's character as her boy-toy.

    When Words Go Lightly to Screen

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