18 movies and TV shows that can be your ultimate fashion inspiration!

Aishwarya Srinivasan
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Taking fashion inspiration from movies and TV shows has been a tradition for decades and you can totally recreate looks from these!

Movies and TV shows are a big influence on us, not just with their storytelling but also because they have tons of fashion inspiration. We invest our emotions in these characters and completely fall in love with them which also includes the way they style themselves. A character's look itself can speak louder than any dialogue and be an absolute trendsetter for an entire generation. Recreating looks makes you feel like a part of the character's world and it's totally worth it for all those super cool pictures we take for Instagram. Some might love a period-specific fashion or modern-day chic looks that are relatable and hit closer to home.

Over the years, there has been such a rise in films with fashion as their main character. All eyes are on the costumes and the thought that went behind them. We've seen some of our favorite actors pull off some iconic looks elegantly in these movies and TV shows. So here's a list of movies and TV shows that you can add to your fashion mood boards and look books.

Check them out!

Sex and the City: The Movie (Netflix)

Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte, New York's four elite fashionistas set the benchmark for some major fashion goals. They'll make you want to add pretty dresses from Dior to heels from Manolo Blahnik to your closet right away!


Crazy Rich Asians (Netflix)

Rachel Chu, leaves the Young family shook with her subtle yet classy fashion choices and proves sophistication cannot be taught, it comes from within!


The Devil Wears Prada (Disney+Hotstar)

Andrea transforms herself from a fashion disaster to a fashion icon while learning the ropes at Runway Magazine. The film is set in a Vogue magazine-like setting and the costumes are a pivotal part of the story.


A Simple Favor (Netflix)

Blake Lively plays Emily Nelson while giving us some major Boss lady vibes with her stunning pantsuits and vintage dresses throughout the film.


Breakfast at Tiffany's (Apple TV)

The legendary Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's still stays a fashion inspiration in her little black dress, nearly 60 years after the film's release!


Confessions of a Shopaholic (Disney+Hotstar)

Whoever said 'Money can't buy you happiness' should meet Rebbecca Bloomwood as she controls her urge to shop for anything and everything that her heart desires. Her looks in the movie are as happy and colorful as her personality.


Legally Blonde (Apple TV)

Elle Woods will forever be a special character for so many women out there. Beauty can definitely have brains and she can argue in court...wearing Pink! The movie redefined the color pink and served as an inspiration for generations.


13 going on 30 (Netflix)

Jenna Rink fast forwards to 17 years in the future, waking up as a 30-year-old but does not leave behind her adorable dressing sense. Be it cute summery dresses with hairbands or floral skirts, we love seeing a girl proudly who owns her style!


Aisha (Disney+Hotstar)

Being the first movie in India about female friendships and perfect for an all-girls sleepover, Aisha and her friends Shefali and Pinky navigate their dating life in Delhi while wearing fabulous outfits from luxurious brands. Let's be honest, all of us wished to be like them at some point!


Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Netflix)

Aisa koi nahi hai jo Poo ko mudd kar nahi dekh sakta cause she is full of good looks, good looks, and only good looks! She will always be our sass queen and P.H.A.T (Pretty Hot and Tempting)!


Cocktail (ZEE5)

Deepika Padukone carries the film on her shoulders with her unforgettable on-screen style as Veronica. From crop-tops to shiny party dresses, she owned the character effortlessly.


Veere Di Wedding (ZEE5)

Kalindi, Avni, Sakshi, and Meera have personalities and styles that are poles apart from each other. The group gives us relatable and easy to recreate looks for every next door girl watching the film.


Romance is a Bonus Book (Netflix)

K-drama characters often make you want to step into the screen and steal their cozy winter coats and Kang Dan-Yi does just that to you.


Emily in Paris (Netflix)

Mademoiselle Emily Cooper looks drop-dead gorgeous in her captivating dresses while living in the fashion capital of the world and dealing with her complicated love life.


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime Video)

Midge Maisel's wardrobe has some exquisite pieces that always make her stand out every time she goes on stage to do her set. She makes the women of 2022 wear dresses that resemble fashion from the 50s and 60s and look as confident as she does while dazzling around New York in them.


The Bold Type (Netflix)

Jane, Sutton, and Kat are here to your rescue with some major office fashion goals that you can recreate and wear to work.


Friends (Netflix)

Mini Skirts, jumpsuits, slip dresses or just a perfectly fitted denim with a white shirt and sneakers, Each and every character of Friends has looks that are accessible and approachable to millions of people who love the show around the world.


Schitt's Creek (Netflix)

Alexis, Moira, and David Rose go from riches to rags and experience the journey of life once again... But looking fabulous of course! David's sweatshirts, Moira's extravagant dresses, and wigs hold the same place in her life as her children's, and Alexis's off-shoulder dresses and gold jewelry are something to look forward to no matter how many times you've watched the show!


Are you excited to take some inspiration from these Let us know your favorite looks in the comments below!

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