The dress Audrey Hepburn wore to the 1954 Academy Awards is one of the most famous Oscar gowns of all time.
Designed by Givenchy, the white belted floral dress showed off Hepburn's slim shoulders and arms, two of her most striking assets. The dress achieved the perfect balance by showcasing Hepburn's delicate features and establishing her bold, fashion-forward style that would make a statement for decades to come.
Hepburn won the Academy Award for her role in "Roman Holiday," which is now one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time.
Looking at pictures of Hepburn in her dress, you might notice that her makeup is a little heavy. She'd actually just gotten off set filming her next movie and had barely enough time to change into her dress and make it to the awards ceremony. She was still wearing her stage makeup when she accepted her Oscar.