22/06/2010 - Then Audrey comes around in Tiffany's, and suddenly she has all of . They don't seem to understand '0 for the powder room. . And he's the son whose own mother helped defined Holly's backstory. . She was wonderful. 27/12/2004 - What does 'fifty dollars for the powder room' mean in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'? . It's a nice way to say a cash gift for services rendered. posted by . Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories . Now, I still don't think she was a prostitute as many here have defined the word. Fifty dollars for needing to use the powder room, is how I think it was phrased. . Monty J wrote: Here's a great Vanity Fair article directly and astutely addressing whether Holly was a . 10/03/2011 - '0 for the powder room' is a euphemism. Holly Golightly is a call girl. The money is payment for her companionship for the evening. The movie glosses over that aspect of Holly's character because audiences of the time didn't want to see such things implied about a character played by Audrey Hepburn. The Candy Store: What Breakfast At Tiffany's Teaches About Financial Success. Business . For that, he'd give her 0 for the cab and 0 for the powder room. . Let me give you some REAL examples. . My site was originally launched with great success in 1998, when it had a rather large traffic base, but like many '.com' . 15/12/2015 - But that's not politically correct to say or even to understand, just like Audrey Hepburn's character in Breakfast at Tiffany's. We like living a lie to . 29/12/2011 - To admit that Breakfast at Tiffany's is one of your favourite films, these . 'for the powder room', and that she is in many ways the creation of a series of . Legendarily beautiful and sophisticated, Hepburn might at times be a . 23/04/2011 - Starring the incomparable Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's was one of Blake . call girl who claims to support herself from tips as a powder room attendant. . Among the benefits is Hepburn's wonderful rendition of Henry Mancini's . into the Pink Panther movies that would define the rest of his work. Differences section?. Many other film entries based on books have sections listing major . '0 for the powder room' => Could this mean a (non-sexual) escort only? . Paul's role as a kept man while a struggling writer is also never discussed in great detail, although in one scene his female companion is seen leaving . 30/11/2015 - Breakfast at Tiffany's Summary and Analysis of Section 2 . him for 'powder-room change', he should give her more than twenty cents, and he finally leaves. indicates the difference between Holly and the narrator's definitions of art. . The Question and Answer section for Breakfast at Tiffany's is a great .