In New York black is always the new black. But in Audrey
Hepburn fan’s minds – Holly Golightly is New York City. Audrey’s fabulous
Breakfast at Tiffany’s character lives the glamorous life that non-New Yorks
imagine all New York women live.
If you’re planning on going
to New York soon, you could take a classic
TCM movie tour but that includes a bunch of non-Audrey sites so let’s skip
the nonsense and get straight to it. Follow our guide instead for a Holly good
Make sure to grab a croissant on your way to Tiffany’s! Window-shopping
at Tiffany’s isn’t complete without a pastry.
Next up, Central Park. A
couple of key scenes were filmed here – Fred was mysteriously followed by Doc
Golightly, Holly’s estranged husband in front of the Conservatory
Water, Central Park (from 72nd to 75th Street) Manhattan.
After your trip around Central Park, you can rest assured that your feet will love your next Breakfast at Tiffany’s location.
The New York Public Library, located on 5th Avenue (between 40th and 42nd Street) in Manhattan
is one of the finest libraries in the world.
Constantly doing events,
make sure to plan your NY tour around one of the great programs going on here.
End the day with a light reflection of the city. Perhaps vent
about your newfound love for New York and fantasize about bringing your not
quite yet conceived, beautiful, half-Brazilian children to the very spot that
Holly thought the same thing.
Avenue and East 52nd Street, Manhattan has a cute little fountain. Toss in a
coin and then head to the nearest bar.
And don’t go back to
your hotel room until you’re drunk, until you’re very drunk indeed missy.
Have any other Audrey Hepburn sites to recommend? Let us know!
October 5th marks the 53rd anniversary of the release of Breakfast at Tiffany’s.Original novel written by Truman Capote published in 1958. In 1961, Holly Golightly is born and brought to life on the screen by the beautifully talented, Audrey Hepburn. A story of a lonely girl living in New York with her no name cat. Holly begins the journey of finding herself and experiencing new love, but fear of the future starts to mess with feelings of others.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Dir. Blake Edwards & music by Henry Mancini