Did you have a feeling that Beth Harmon’s style was inspired by Audrey Hepburn while watching The Queen’s Gambit? That was purposeful, and * Ding Ding * You’re totally right We discussed all the fashion references with Netflix stylist Gabriele Binder, who made it clear that she looked at different icons from the 1960s throughout the show, slightly changing Harmon’s looks as she grew “as she matures.” Beth, her style changes with new experiences and places to travel to. Her early style was influenced by Jane Seaberg, Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood and others. “
Although Harmon, played by Anya Taylor-Joy, continues to spend time in New York and compete in chess tournaments in Paris and Moscow later in the story, Hepburn’s influence continues to pick up subtle beauty moves from the likes of Eddie Sedgwick, and later from the hats. And Juliet Greco’s hairstyles, but her aesthetics are still sophisticated, childish and delicate – a combination that Hepburn mastered and made creative
Just for fun, we gathered pictures of Hepburn throughout the 1950s and 1960s and compared them to the look Taylor Joy wears as Beth Harmon on the show We just want to warn you before you start scrolling – you’ll want a tall glass of water, because as he told viewers in The match between Burgov and Harmon in Russia, will be here for a while.
World News – African Union – 45 chess games later, we are still comparing the style of Beth Harmon and Audrey Hepburn