By Nilam Mukherjee By Nilam Mukherjee | August 16, 2021 | Style & Beauty
Some of the most iconic films in history are also the most stylish. When fan-favorite characters comes dressed to impress with the most elegant wardrobes, the spotlight is on fashion.
Whether you're walking down the streets of Paris or making your way down '90s high school hallways, these show-stopping looks are guaranteed to inspire.
Ready for a makeover? Next time you sit down to watch a movie, check out these six fashionable films.
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Turning up the heat for the second film in The Hunger Games franchise, Catching Fire made some bold, eye-catching fashion statements. From Effie's eccentric butterfly outfit to that iconic flaming dress, nothing really tops the otherworldly (and somewhat dangerous) looks. Taking looks right from designers like Alexander McQueen, the costumes are almost as daring as the action.
The '80s and '90s are timeless eras for fashion. Sticking to the nature of the film's frenzied characters, Heathers’ fashions are uniquely preppy and classy. Pairing over-sized blazers with just about anything, pops of color give individuality to each member of the Heathers group. Keeping everything flowy and comfortable, you’ll never get bored of the classic dresses and looks that go along with this dark comedy.
The fashion film that never gets old. The Devil Wears Prada is filled with unforgettable looks that could perhaps only be pulled off if you worked for Vogue. From Anne Hathaway's entire wardrobe change to Meryl Streep's sophisticated and chic outfits, there’s plenty of style-inspiration to go around for your next trip to New York City or Paris.
Cher Horowitz arguably set the stage for '90s fashion trends. Making plaid look good on everything, Clueless combines bright colors and preppy looks to create a closet full of famous fits. Carrying on some of these outfits to present day trends, it’s fair to say this rom-com still owns the superlative for "best dressed."
Nothing beats the roaring '20s when it comes to elegance in style. The epitome of glitz and glamour, the '20s are stunningly replicated in The Great Gatsby through a series of sequin and fringe dresses, flapper headbands, and lots of shine. The film also features pastel suits and slicked-back hairstyles, all of which are reminiscent of vintage 1920s fashion and follow The Great Gatsby dress code.
Halle Berry’s Bond Girl is dressed to kill in Die Another Day. From the memorable orange bikini and white belt, to the stunningly-shimmery purple dress from the ice palace, Berry and her glamorous costume wardrobe certainly stole the show. We are shaken and stirred.
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