Screen Gems

These films (and their leading ladies, of course) are so strikingly stylish that it's sometimes hard to focus on the plot.

file

8½ (1963)

Fellini's timeless ode to Italian style was as glamorous as it was sexy—all hourglass curves and heels.

Everett Collection

file

Annie Hall (1977)

In baggy trousers, a fitted vest, and a wide tie, Diane Keaton spun menswear in an irresistibly quirky—and widely imitated—way.

Everett Collection

file

The Birds (1963)

Alfred Hitchcock gave us plenty of impossibly feminine leading ladies, but Tippi Hedren, in knee-grazing skirts and bracelet-sleeved jackets, was one of his best.

Everett Collection

file

Blow-Up (1966)

This movie's poster alone will make you want to dress like a swinging '60s model.

Everett Collection

file

Clueless (1995)

Miniskirts and schoolgirl plaids captured the mood of the era, especially when worn with the confidence of Alicia Silverstone.

Paramount Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

file

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Madonna created an aesthetic with mesh tops, lacy underthings, and piles of gold jewelry, distilling the essence of the '80s East Village.

Orion/Courtesy Everett Collection

file

Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

Though Faye Dunaway hit sartorial high points in Network and Bonnie and Clyde too, it was here, playing a fashion photographer, that she achieved style perfection.

Columbia Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection

file

Flashdance (1983)

Birthplace of the off-the-shoulder sweatshirt: It made girls across America take the scissors to their workout wear.

Everett Collection

file

Funny Face (1957)

Few outfits have ever looked as simply elegant as a black turtleneck and cropped pants did on Audrey Hepburn.

Paramount/The Kobal Collection/Bud Fraker

file

The Great Gatsby (1974)

American classic: wispy beaded dresses and white sweaters—no surprise, considering Ralph Lauren had a hand in the costumes.

Everett Collection

file

Love Story (1970)

Collegiate style got the attention it deserved, with peacoats and turtlenecks feeling suddenly, ineffably chic.

Everett Collection

file

Mahogany (1975)

In the hands of Diana Ross, the wide-brimmed hat became the ultimate attention-grabbing accessory.

Paramount/The Kobal Collection

file

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Don't-mess-with-me sophistication (plus red lips, plush furs, and major shoulder pads) as only Joan Crawford could pull off.
file

Out of Africa (1985)

Meryl Streep turned the safari look into a full-on fashion statement, somehow appearing ladylike and rugged at the same time.

Everett Collection

file

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

The white suit got all the notice, but we were—and remain—far more interested in the floaty, slinky, disco-era dresses.

Everett Collection

file

Shampoo (1975)

The height of glam, with Goldie Hawn and Julie Christie in high-waisted pants and, naturally, totally amazing hair.

Everett Collection

file

Unzipped (1995)

When Isaac Mizrahi let us into his world—complete with Linda, Cindy, Naomi, and Kate—we never wanted to leave.

Everett Collection

more on luckymag.com

Lorde Thanks Taylor Swift For Being a 'Proud Mom'

After Lorde released her new single "Yellow Flicker Beat" yesterday, Swift took to Instagram to share her joy with an adorable 'gram, captioned "Proud…

14 Books We'll Be Reading This Fall

There aren't many things more relaxing than curling up on the couch with a mug of hot cocoa and a good book to read. Click through to see all the titl…

WATCH: Rosamund Pike Talks Her 'Highly Inappropriate' Gone Girl Sex Scenes

Yesterday, Rosamund Pike appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers to discuss her peculiar sex scene with Neil Patrick Harris.

Outerwear 101: The Complete Glossary Of Coats, Jackets And More

Class is in session—we're here to guide you through outerwear 101!

31 Perfect October Outfits

We've pulled outfit ideas to provide you with plenty of inspiration for all 31 days of this month.