How to Be a Hepburn


One of my favorite books is called How to Be a Hepburn in a Hilton World: The Art of Living with Style, Class, and Grace.

On the very first page of her book, Jordan Christy makes a perfect point. She says, “Our current female landscape is embarrassing, flippant, and shallow. We need to start representing a new type of It Girl – a successful, stylish, smart girl who still maintains classic ideals and values.”

She is so right! In my time as a stylist I found that I could put new clothes on a person and they could look like a classy well-put-together female, but at the end of the day it’s only a shell… a shell that can be cracked with negative behaviors.

With that being said… I thought we could read the book together. We’ll follow Jordan Christy’s book which you can buy on Amazon for less than $12. Think of it kind of like your textbook and each month we’ll cover a new chapter. So, pick up the book and get ready because this is going to be good!


1: Keep Your Chin Up and Your Skirt Down
2: Words, Words, Words
3: Use Some Elbow Grease
4: Choose Your Friends Wisely
5: Let Him Come Calling
6: Dress to Impress
7: Less is More
8: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Quiz


1.) What did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. get his Ph.D in?

a. Philosophy
b. Sociology
c. Theology
d. None of the above

2.) Where was the famous “I Have a Dream” speech given?

a. Boston
b. Washington D.C.
c. Atlanta
d. Memphis

3.) What year was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated?

a. 1969
b. 1968
c. 1965
d. 1963


1.) Answer: C

Martin Luther King, Jr. graduated high school when he was 15, graduated from Morehouse College with a Bachelors degree in sociology when he was 19, and received his Ph.D in systematic theology from Boston University when he was 26. Pretty impressive, right?

2.) Answer: B

The “I Have a Dream” speech was delivered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963 because Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. saw injustice in segregation and wanted people to see how terrible it was (and is) to treat people unfairly just because they are different. King wanted to motivate them to fight for civil rights.

3.) Answer: B

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper on April 4, 1968, while standing on the second-floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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