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Audrey Hepburn 'most beautiful of all time'

Hollywood legend Audrey Hepburn has topped a list of the 100 most beautiful women of all time.
 

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The Breakfast at Tiffany`s star was chosen just ahead of fellow screen icon Grace Kelly.

The survey of 5000 women was carried out by New Woman magazine.
And it revealed that old-style glamour still has the edge over modern-day celebrities.

Sixties sex bomb Sophia Loren and movie legend Marilyn Monroe were also in the top five, alongside supermodel Cindy Crawford.

"When it comes to the most beautiful women of all time, head-turning, full-on glamour wins the day," said New Woman editor Helen Johnston.

"The women who top this list all possess classic, timeless beauty and they know how to show it off to the best effect. Women are now returning to the high maintenance, polished look because it makes them feel fabulous and they know men love it too."

Hepburn, who died in 1993, was the muse of designer Givenchy.

Her films include Roman Holiday (1953), Breakfast at Tiffany`s (1961) and My Fair Lady (1964).

Both Victoria Beckham and Coleen McLoughlin have cited Hepburn as their style icon.

But they are no match for her beauty in the eyes of the public - Beckham managed just 49th in the list while McLoughlin was 92nd.

Modern-day Hollywood stars in the top 10 were Angelina Jolie, Catherine Zeta Jones, Halle Berry and Scarlett Johansson.

The late Diana, Princess of Wales was in eighth place.
Supermodel Kate Moss just missed out on the top 10. Sienna Miller was 26th and Keira Knightley 35th.

Old-school Hollywood icons Rita Hayworth, Ingrid Bergman, Katharine Hepburn and Lauren Bacall were voted ahead of Cat Deeley, Teri Hatcher and Kelly Brook.

British stars in the list include Nigella Lawson, Joan Collins, Rachel Weisz, Charlotte Church and Carol Vorderman.

Prince William`s girlfriend Kate Middleton is in 77th place.


100 Most Beautiful Women Of All Time

1 Audrey Hepburn
2 Grace Kelly
3 Cindy Crawford
4 Sophia Loren
5 Marilyn Monroe
6 Angelina Jolie
7 Catherine Zeta Jones
8 Diana, Princess of Wales
9 Halle Berry
10 Scarlett Johansson
11 Kate Moss
12 Elizabeth Taylor
13 Cameron Diaz
14 Vivien Leigh
15 Charlize Theron
16 Nicole Kidman
17 Claudia Schiffer
18 Rita Hayworth
19 Ingrid Bergman
20 Julie Christie
21 Jennifer Lopez
22 Gwyneth Paltrow
23 Nigella Lawson
24 Twiggy
25 Joan Collins
26 Sienna Miller
27 Jean Shrimpton
28 Madonna
29 Gisele
30 Marlene Dietrich
31 Brigitte Bardot
32 Naomi Campbell
33 Julia Roberts
34 Catherine Deneuve
35 Keira Knightley
36 Thandie Newton
37 Elle Macpherson
38 Liv Tyler
39 Katharine Hepburn
40 Liz Hurley
41 Dita Von Teese
42 Jennifer Aniston
43 Helena Christensen
44 Natalie Portman
45 Sharon Stone
46 Raquel Welch
47 Greta Garbo
48 Kylie Minogue
49 Victoria Beckham
50 Lauren Bacall
51 Mischa Barton
52 Ava Gardner
53 Kate Winslet
54 Gwen Stefani
55 Rachel Weisz
56 Natalie Imbruglia
57 Teri Hatcher
58 Felicity Kendal
59 Debbie Harry
60 Lucy Liu
61 Kelly Brook
62 Beyonce
63 Jackie Onassis
64 Pamela Anderson
65 Sophie Dahl
66 Uma Thurman
67 Cat Deeley
68 Jordan
69 Joanna Lumley
70 Courtney Cox
71 Charlotte Rampling
72 Meg Ryan
73 Eva Longoria
74 Princess Caroline
75 Kate Beckinsale
76 Yasmin Le Bon
77 Kate Middleton
78 Anna Ford
79 Cate Blanchett
80 Tess Daly
81 Christy Turlington
82 Vanessa Paradis
83 Jane Fonda
84 Jerry Hall
85 Melanie Sykes
86 Charlotte Church
87 Juliette Binoche
88 Carol Vorderman
89 Reese Witherspoon
90 Michelle Pfeiffer
91 Natasha Kaplinsky
92 Coleen McLoughlin
93 Nicole Richie
94 Evangeline Lilly
95 Demi Moore
96 Jenni Falconer
97 Jessica Simpson
98 Patsy Kensit
99 Paris Hilton
100 Anna Kournikova



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