The fashion industry is inspired by many aspects of our popular culture including movies. Some of the most popular characters featured in movies have unleashed fashion trends that influence runway designs. These are some of the most fashionable movie characters of all time.
Elle Woods, “Legally Blonde”
Portrayed by Reese Witherspoon, Woods attends Harvard Law School decked out in her signature pink colour making her stand out from the other students. Many of her suits were fitted drawing inspiration from the classic look of First Lady Jackie Kennedy. Even topping off the outfits were pillbox hats.
Andie Sachs, “Devil Wears Prada”
Any character in a movie about high fashion is probably going to inspire some fashion styles. Andie Sachs, played by Anne Hathaway, is no exception. When obtaining a job at the high fashion magazine, Vogue, she undergoes a makeover by sporting highly tailored suits and expensive shoes.
James Bond, Casino Royale
Without a doubt, one of the most fashionable male movie characters if James Bond. We have seen his look evolve over the years as he helped to influence men’s fashion. In this Bond installment, Agent 007 is played by Daniel Craig who does battle at the poker table to defeat an evil terrorist. Of course, Bond looks dapper as usually in a stylish men’s suit.
Mia, “Pulp Fiction”
Uma Thurman in her role as Mia established some fashion styles. Her wardrobe featured classic office wear with a slight twist making it unique. Mia’s bob cut with blunt bangs was also copied by women worldwide.
Gordon Gekko, “Wall Street”
The popular 80’s movie depicted the world of high finance with lead character, Gordon Gecko, also setting men’s fashion trend. His suits featured the popular shoulder pad of the 80’s and were worn with shirts that had contrasting collars. Suspenders also completed the look.
Not only can you be entertained by the movies but they can also provide you with some inspiration on how to freshen up your own wardrobe.