Vodacom Durban July 2018 – Fashion Inspiration Audrey Hepburn

Vodacom Durban July

A few more weeks to go until the Vodacom Durban July 2018! A South African Thoroughbred horse race held annually on the first Saturday of July since 1897, with the exception of the year 2010, where it was run on the last day of July as South Africa was hosting the Soccer World Cup.

As you know it is not only all about the horses, it is also about the fashion which plays a major part of the event. When the dress theme was announced for this year “It is time”, the fashion icon that came to mind is Audrey Hepburn, the epitome of 1950’s style. We all remember her from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “My Fair Lady”, even if you were born in the 90’s! She was a fashion icon that will remain forever. Audrey Hepburn’s style was timeless, elegant and graceful.

While you are busy designing or shopping for the perfect outfit, remember what really makes a statement at the Vodacom Durban July is your hat. Yes, it is all in the HAT! Check out the TOP 10 Hat Inspirations from the timeless style icon Audrey Hepburn.

“It is time” to step it up a notch and make a statement at this years Vodacom Durban July!

Top 10 Fancy Hat Inspirations 

1. My Fair Lady, 1964. A striking and impressive hat with impeccable detail. Interesting fact: In 2011, this dress was sold for 4.5 million dollars according to the Daily Mail UK. Here is a link of the scene at the Royal Ascot, click here to watch it.

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2. Bright, bold & yet a simplistic designed hat that dazzles with glamour. #Daisy

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3. A wide brimmed hat with a lilac ribbon that is elegant, sophisticated & modest.

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4. Extraordinary hat in a soft blue shade that gently frames the face.

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5. Dusty pink twin bows on a high rounded crown. The brim resembles a conical hat style. A charming & elegant hat to wear with a peplum style dress.

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6. Fanciful hat in a peach shade with a soft floral chiffon crown. It’s a graceful & exquisite design.

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7. Towering & breathtaking hat intertwined with black, white and grey materials giving it an eloquent yet enchanting appeal.

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8. Lady in pink! Classy & sophisticated light pink floral hat with a curvy wide brim. This look is simply timeless & elegant. #OldWorldCharm

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9. Exclusive Tiffany blue hat with satin white roses. The highlight of this hat is the satin tiffany blue fabric that trails down the back, this makes the hat so magically beautiful. 

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10. A whimsical bouquet of flowers fancy hat, that maybe only Audrey Hepburn can pull off? Or perhaps you can too! It is truly a radiant work of art that will certainly make a statement! 

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Now take this fancy hat inspiration, add to it your creativity, mix it up with a bit of YOU and then “It is time” to attend the Vodacom Durban July and rock it! 

“Elegance is the only beauty, that never fades.”

Audrey Hepburn


5 thoughts on “Vodacom Durban July 2018 – Fashion Inspiration Audrey Hepburn

    • Deshini Harry says:

      Exactly like the Royal Ascot! It is a major event in South Africa and the build up to it is pretty incredible. Some travel agencies even offer a Durban July tour package that would interest people abroad like yourself 🙂

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