Aug 31, 2012. A fiercely private person who avoided press and public events, Katharine Hepburn's aversion to “glamour” only made her that much more alluring. One of the early female adopters of trousers — she wore hers wide-legged and roomy — the actress liked to dress and live informally. Sporty and casual, she. The latest biography of Katharine Hepburn is very close to an autobiography. but obscures other facets of…