In the early days of cinema, fashion and film were inextricably linked. The first movie stars were also fashion icons, and the clothes they wore in films had a huge impact on the way people dressed in real life. This is still the case today, although the influence of film on fashion is sometimes more subtle.
Here are ten films that have had a major impact on fashion.
1. The Great Gatsby (2013)
The 2013 adaptation of The Great Gatsby was a visual feast, and its lavish costumes had a big impact on fashion. The film’s costume designer, Catherine Martin, won an Oscar for her work, and the film’s style has been widely copied.
2. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
The Devil Wears Prada is a film about the fashion industry, so it’s no surprise that it had a big impact on fashion. What this film meant to the fashion industry can be compared to hitting the jackpot at casino online. The iconic film’s lead character, Andy Sachs (played by Anne Hathaway), is a fashion journalist who lands a job at a prestigious magazine where she learns a lot about the industry. The film’s stylish outfits had a big influence on the way people dressed.
3. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a classic film, and its style is just as iconic as its story. The film’s lead character, Holly Golightly (played by Audrey Hepburn), is a fashionable socialite, and her look has been copied by many people over the years.
4. The Matrix (1999)
The Matrix is a sci-fi film with a stylish edge, and its impact on fashion is still being felt today. The film’s lead character, Neo (played by Keanu Reeves), wears a long black coat, and this style was widely used after the film was released.
5. Sex and the City (2008)
Sex and the City is a film based on the popular TV show of the same name. The film’s four main characters are fashion-savvy women, and their style has been very influential. The film’s costumes were designed by Patricia Field, who also worked on the TV show.
6. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Wizard of Oz is a classic film, and its style is still alive today. The film’s lead character, Dorothy Gale (played by Judy Garland), wears a blue gingham dress, and this style has been considered immortal.
7. Pulp Fiction (1994)
Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction is a crime film with a very stylish edge. Its impact on fashion is still being felt today. The film’s lead character, Jules Winnfield (played by Samuel L. Jackson), wears a black suit, and after the release of the film this style was widely used all around the world.
8. The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight is a superhero film but its impact on fashion is undeniable. The film’s lead character, Bruce Wayne (played by Christian Bale), wears a black suit, and years after the film was released, men can’t get enough of this look.
9. Titanic (1997)
Titanic is a romantic drama set aboard the ill-fated ship, and its style has had a big impact on fashion. The film’s lead character, Rose DeWitt Bukater (played by Kate Winslet), wears a number of elegant dresses, and this style has been a lot of women’s favorite decades after the first screening of the film.
10. Star Wars (1977)
The Star Wars franchise has had a major impact on the fashion industry, with multiple designers creating collections inspired by the films. Some of the most notable examples include Marc Jacobs’ Star Wars-themed collection for Louis Vuitton, which featured characters and motifs from the films, and Rodarte’s line of dresses inspired by Princess Leia.