Screen Gems

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

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8½ (1963)

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

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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.

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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.

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Blow-Up (1966)

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

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Clueless (1995)

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

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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.

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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.

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Flashdance (1983)

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

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Funny Face (1957)

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

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The Great Gatsby (1974)

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

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Love Story (1970)

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

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Mahogany (1975)

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

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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.
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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.

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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.

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Shampoo (1975)

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

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Unzipped (1995)

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

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