8 legendary film images that influenced the development of the fashion industry
After successful film roles, some actresses gain not only fame and millions of fans, but also the title of style icon. While admiring and admiring the heroines of cult films, women of the whole world adopt their style of dressing, wearing accessories, making hairstyles and makeup. In our review of the 8 most fashionable images in the history of cinema.
1. Carrie Bradshaw (actress – Sarah Jessica Parker), the film “Sex and the City” (from 1998 to 2004)
For many women, the successful resident of modern New York, the author of the column “Sex and the City”, has become a real role model. Carrie knows how to be different, loves puffy skirts, experiments with hats, but the main thing is that she cannot imagine her life without heels.
2. El Woods (actress – Reese Witherspoon), film – Legally Blonde (2001)
In the early 2000s, many girls actively exploited the image of the clever and beautiful El Woods: a lot of pink color, deep cleavage, a high slit and a small dog as an accessory. Fortunately, the era of glamor quickly ended and gave way to other, more interesting and original images. By the way, the style of the actress herself is noticeably different from the glamorous heroine of the film – this year the dress of Reese Witherpun even entered the top 6 best dresses at the Oscars.
3. Mia Wallace (actress – Uma Thurman), film – “Pulp Fiction” (1994)
In this film, there was practically no budget for costumes, so the wardrobe of the mafia’s wife was formed from Uma Thurman’s personal belongings. However, a white shirt in a men’s style and cropped black flared pants helped the actress look very impressive in the most memorable dance scene with the inimitable Travolta.
4. Vivian Ward (actress – Julia Roberts), film – “Pretty Woman” (1990)
The heroine of Julia Roberts is an ordinary girl who makes money on the panel. A chance encounter with a millionaire, whose role is played by the handsome Richard Gere, turns her whole life upside down. From the girl of easy virtue, she turns into a real lady. And the film’s finale proves that love can defeat any prejudice. The actress played very convincingly and made many women believe that any of them can become an elegant beauty with good manners.
5. Cleopatra (actress – Elizabeth Taylor), film – “Cleopatra” (1963)
This film masterpiece was in the Guinness Book of Records for the largest number of disguises of the actress in the film (Elizabeth Taylor changed costumes 65 times, and the cost of all dresses was almost 200 thousand dollars). After the release of “Cleopatra”, the Egyptian style has become very popular among women in America and Europe, and the use of black eyeliner has become the main fashion trend in make-up.
6. Holly Golightly (actress – Audrey Hepburn), film – “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (1961)
The main character is a sample of good taste and elegance. A little black dress, high styling, massively framed sunglasses, a pearl necklace, and a cigarette smoking mouthpiece all create an image of a sweet and charming seductress. After the release of the film, many women dreamed of becoming like Holly Golightly, take-out coffee in a paper cup became another symbol of New York, and sales of the Tiffany & Co jewelry store increased hundreds of times.
7. A girl without a name (actress – Marilyn Monroe), the film – “The Itch of the Seventh Year” (1955)
When it comes to the incomparable Marilyn Monroe, everyone probably immediately recalls the scene when the flow of air from the underground ventilation shaft suddenly lifts her white skirt. After this episode, which entered the history of world cinema, the style of Monroe’s dress became legendary, as