Aside from being so very entertaining, these films are ones we come back to again and again for the fashion eye candy. You know it’s a timeless 'fashion-girl film' when it still influences trends and wardrobe decisions years after year. Fun fact: A very stylish female character carries each one of these flicks. Go Girl Power.
Annie Hall - 1977 - Diane Keaton’s portrayal of the title character in this late-’70s Woody Allen film remains a unique fashion moment in movie history. Her androgynous wardrobe is still emulated today by cool girls everywhere. Add a trench coat, scarf and beach waves and you're all set!
Black Swan - 2010 - The designing sisters of Rodarte had a hand in designing the film’s exquisite costumes. And we’re pretty much obsessed with all things ballet-inspired. Body suits and fitted tanks keep this trend alive today.
Clueless - 1995 - Besides standing out for coining many of the terms that we still use today, Clueless’s early-’90s era fashions were so integral to the story that they could be considered a character in the film. After all, who pairs knee high socks with Mary Janes?
The Devil Wears Prada - 2006 - Cliché and 'over the top' maybe, but The Devil Wears Prada in all its fashion world–centric glory will always be a guilty pleasure. Doesn't every girl want to go shopping in a dream closet full of designer clothes?
Romeo + Juliet (1996) - Baz Luhrmann’s modern adaptation of the classic featured the men in Hawaiian shirts and Claire Danes as an angel in white. The results were pure eye candy. Lace dresses and flowers hair accessories complete today's look.
Almost Famous - 2000 - Cameron Crowe’s acclaimed film perfectly captured the spirit of the 1970s in all its rock and roll glory. We wouldn’t count Penny Lane out as an inspiration for many designers! Think suede, flokati and curls!
Breakfast at Tiffany's - 1961 - The exquisite Audrey Hepburn’s portrayal of Holly Golightly is as glamorous as it gets. It solidified Hepburn as an icon in both the fashion and film industries. The cat-eye sunglasses, pearls, and full-length gloves are trademarks of the film and have become what people think of at the mere mention of the movie. And shouldn't every girl get something special in a little blue box?
Sex and the City - 2008 - Many stylish female leads have made memorable appearances on television, but none have left a mark quite so impactful as Carrie Bradshaw and friends on Sex and the City. The sartorial masterpieces that costume designer created for each episode had fashion lovers tuning in for more every week. From gorgeous floral dresses to sexy slips, casual or fancy, subtle or flamboyant. The iconic outfits provided endless eye candy, leaving us all with a serious case of shoe envy and the urge to shop for clothes just like theirs. Simply put, you could always count on the cast for great fashion.
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