Top 10 Iconic Fashion Moments in Film

Top 10 Iconic Fashion Moments in Film-

A definitive list of the most sensational style from movies we love like Sex And City, Devil Wears Prada, Clueless, Scarface, and more! Here are our picks, modern and classic, of the Top 10 movie costumes that influenced fashion forever:

#10 Audrey Hepburn’s 1961 role of Holly GoLightly from BreakFast At Tiffany’s:


This classic Romantic Comedy is a fashion reference for many women and also an iconic throwback to New York City’s decade of glamour. In this movie, Audrey Hepburn is an independent female who indulgences in stylish parties, lavish clothing/jewelry and her own impeccable beauty. Her early morning ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ little black dress and pearls are one of film’s most memorable scenes!

Audrey Hepburn's classy fashion in Breakfast at Tiffany's

Audrey Hepburn’s classy fashion in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

#9 Halle Berry’s character Jinx in James Bond series, Die Another Day 2002.

This fitted orange bikini and Halle Berry’s famous hour-glass figure is still one of the most popular bikini moments from a movie, ever!

Halle also wore a tight, black leather jumpsuit that was completely impractical for the ‘007’ physical stunts, but has influenced other movie characters like Cat Woman.

Halle Berry's orange bikini in 'Die Another Day'

Halle Berry’s famous orange bikini in ‘Die Another Day’

#8 Kate Hudson in How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days, 2003.

Starring alongside Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson’s character wore a luxurious yellow dress and an extravagant Harry Winston necklace that made every girl wish they were her in that movie!

Kate Hudson in How To Lose A Guy in 10 Days Movie wearing Harry Winston necklace

Kate Hudson in How To Lose A Guy in 10 Days Movie wearing Harry Winston necklace

Here is a clip from the movie How To Lose A Guy in 10 Days where Kate Hudson’s character, Andie has to give the borrowed jewels back and confronts Ben (Matthew McConaughey) about the ‘bet’.

#7 Angelina Jolie in Mr. And Mrs. Smith, also starring her now husband, Brad Pitt. 

This 2005 romantic comedy is rumored to be the movie set where Angelina and Brad met and fell in love.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in Mr. and Mrs. Smith movie

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in Mr. and Mrs. Smith movie

Angelina’s sexy wardrobe, including bullet proof vests, dominatrix outfits, purple-lined trench coats, and menswear with Hunter brand rain boots, plus their onscreen chemistry, makes this movie a fashion (and action) must-see!

#6 Clueless (1995) starring Alicia Silverstone and Stacy Dash.

This is the quintessential 90’s movie about dating, high school, friendship and clothes!

Cher, played by Alicia Silverstone, wore plaid skirts, knee high socks, miniature backpacks and platform shoes. In the 90’s, this was the trendiest style, made even more popular by the Spice Girls.

Iggy Azalea plays Cher from Clueless in her music video for Fancy

Iggy Azalea plays Cher from Clueless in her music video for Fancy

Katy Perry and Iggy Azalea have recently played homage to Clueless, proving that fashion moments in movies have a huge impact on music too!

#5 Maid in Manhattan starring Jennifer Lopez, 2002.

Jennifer Lopez transforms from a cleaning lady to a gala goddess in the movie Maid in Manhattan

Jennifer Lopez transforms from a cleaning lady to a gala goddess in the movie Maid in Manhattan

Jennifer Lopez, proving that she is a triple threat (Singer, Dancer, Actress) by starring in this movie about a maid that has a chance to date a famous politician.

This ‘Cinderella fairytale’ romantic comedy ends with Jennifer Lopez character at a Gala in one of the most exquisite gowns we have seen on film.

#4 Sex And The City 2 starring Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw.

The HBO series was a fashion lovers dream, but when Sex And The City (1 & 2) came out on the big screen it became larger than life! The character Carrie Bradshaw is known for her love of shoes, designer dresses, and luxury accessories … and thanks to expert costume designer Patricia Field, fans of the series savored every epic fashion scene from the movie as well!

Fashion from Sex and The City 2 movie

Fashion from Sex and The City 2 movie

#3 The Devil Wears Prada starring Anne Hathaway.

This movie is based on one girl’s struggle to fit into New York City’s exclusive fashion world, and her almost impossible boss.

Loosely inspired from Anna Wintour’s rumored cold demeanor and the style culture at Vogue magazine, Anne Hathaway’s character experiences a fashion makeover that pretty much guarantees a movie will be a classic!

Anne Hathaway's most fashionable outfits from Devil Wears Prada movie

Anne Hathaway’s most fashionable outfits from Devil Wears Prada movie

#2 The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann, 2013.

This film is an updated version of a classic movie (originally adapted from Scott Fritzgerald’s novel), and it portrays the decadent style of the Roaring 20’s.

The Great Gatsby dresses and tuxedos depict an era of luxury and opulence

The Great Gatsby dresses and tuxedos depict an era of luxury and opulence

From set design to costume design, Gatsby proved that some styles are timeless. A properly tailored tuxedo or art deco inspired dress will always have place in fashion.

The newest edition of The Great Gatsby Movie influenced high-fashion designers to re-visit this era all over again!

#1 Scarface starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer, 1983.

Elvira's dress from Scarface is Iconic in Fashion

Elvira’s dress from Scarface is Iconic in Fashion

Other than the dramatic shoot out with Tony Montana at the end of the movie, the second most memorable scene is when Michelle Pfeiffer’s character descends in the elevator wearing a plunging dress.

Rihanna wore her own version of the famous dress from Scarface

Rihanna wore her own version of the famous dress from Scarface

This backless, high slit, silk dress worn by ‘Elvira’ has influenced stars today like Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez to recreate the look.

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