Katharine Hepburn always stuck to her guns when it came to fashion. At a time when androgynous dressing was unorthodox, she sported menswear-inspired blazers, collared shirts, trousers, and loafers — carving out a style all her own in the Hollywood spotlight. As an homage to the Oscar-winning actress' idiosyncratic approach to clothes, we're looking back at some of her most memorable looks, both on and off screen.
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Posing for a photo in a print blazer cinched at the waist with a belt and a pair of wide leg trousers.
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Wearing an embroidered high-neck jacket while smoking a cigarette.
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Showing off her androgynous style in a roomy suit on set.
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Making a statement in a shirtdress over a romper while on the set of The Philadelphia Story (1941).
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April 7, 1938.
Sitting in a wool blazer and trousers with her pet poodle.
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Proving she wears trousers like no other on the set of The Philadelphia Story (1940).
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Relaxing in a loose-fitting white shirt and effortless slacks.
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Sitting for a portrait in a sleek black blazer, sharp collared shirt, and roomy bottoms.
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Starring as Christine Forrest in Keeper of the Flame (1942) wearing a tailored pinstripe blouse.
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Sporting a plaid sweater, sheath skirt, and oxford shoes while on the golf course.