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Anyone who has ever dreamed of looking like a movie star understands the importance of these incredibly
revolutionary big-screen looks, after all, these characters inspired fashion, costumes, haircuts and even
lifestyles. Here are the 8 looks that rocked the movie industry in the past century.
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1. Star Wars Episode VI: Princess
Laia’s incredibly sensual gold bikini has
become a classic sex symbol. Women
everywhere dream of looking as sexy as
actress Carrie Fisher did in that suit.
2. Grease: Sandy’s transformation
from “Innocent Sandy” to “Sexy
Sandy” is one of Hollywood’s biggest
and most iconic make-overs.
3. Clueless: Who didn’t want to look
like a cast member from Clueless
rocking the mini-skirts and high-knee
socks? As if.
Cleopatra: Elizabeth Taylor’s
looks and accessories have been the
inspiration behind plenty of fashion
shows and trends the world over. After all, who
wouldn’t look incredibly glamorous with cat eyes
and extravagant jewelry?!
5. Pretty Woman: Despite playing
a less than glamorous roll, Julia
Roberts created waves with her looks
in this film. From ripped jeans to polka dot
dresses, everyone wanted to look like America’s
The Seven Year Itch: The scene
of Marilyn’s white dress lifting up
as she stands over a subway grating
is as iconic as iconic gets. Men and women
have obsessed over this look for years and will
continue to do so for eternity.
7. Breakfast At Tiffany’s: Bridal
showers all over the world have been
using this movie as an inspiration. Why?
Because it’s every girls dream to look like
Aubrey Hepburn. The little black dress, a staple
of this generation’s fashion, owes its success to
the beautiful Holly.
8. 10: Bo Derek indeed looked like
a “Perfect 10” in the aptly named
romantic comedy as she strolls on the
ocean in her killer one-piece bikini and braids.
The beautiful actress would’ve never imaged
that this look would earn her an immortal pin-
up status and place her amongst the sexiest
looks of all time.