This is honestly amazing
Looking at the image above, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it was just a photo of Audrey Hepburn side by side. In fact, the right is Audrey but the left is Annelies Maria Francine, a 17-year-old girl in Belgium (where Audrey was also born) with an imagination to suit her make-up and hair skills.
‘I have always loved using make-up and hair to transform myself into other people and movie characters’, Francine told Marie Claire. ‘A year ago I cut my hair into a pixie cut and people started telling me I looked like Audrey Hepburn. I wasn’t very familiar with anything old Hollywood related at all, but when I looked her up I fell in love with the elegance of vintage silver-screen glamour.’
She doesn’t just limit herself to Audrey Hepburn either. Her instagram is full of her dressed up as other characters, from Snow White to the Girl with the Pearl Earring and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind.
Unfortunately there’s no make-up tutorial videos just yet, but a YouTube channel will be on its way shortly.
Until then, get all the inspiration you need from some of her most transformative looks featured on her Instagram page and remember, nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!
Annelies as the beautiful Jo Stockton, played by Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face
There’s no mistaking that famous hair cut, but we think it’s the brows that pull it all together. And maybe the neckerchief…
‘Never resist an impulse, Sabrina’. Annelies acted on her impulse to recreate this famous look from the 1954 film, directed by Billy Wilder.
As Audrey’s character, Ariane, in Love in the Afternoon.