As summer gets closer, it’s time to pack up those heavy knitted jumpers, sweaters and pants and replace them with soft, light and colourful pieces. Here are some movies that will leave you with timeless style lessons. You’ll definitely want to take notes from these films to upgrade to your wardrobe this summer.
THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY (1999)
Jude Law’s wardrobe in this movie is by far one of its greatest assets. Not only does this psychological thriller’s storyline keep you wanting more, but the character of Dickie (Jude Law) is style that is both casual and formal. Capturing a truly perfect Italian and effortless summer wardrobe. Also memorable mentions to Gwyneth Paltrow and Matt Damon who also captured the Italian summer in their outfits.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
Set in Hollywood during the heydey of Los Angeles in 1969. Starring Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie this Quentin Tarantino film is full of colour and summer wardrobe inspiration. From denim jeans to muted colour suits, slick hairstyles and aviator glasses. This film has it all.
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (2017)
Not only is this a beautiful movie and story, but Call Me By Your Name has some killer summer style. The wardrobe pieces of all the characters deserve our full attention. But in particular both Elio (Timothée Chalamet) and Oliver (Armie Hammer) simple and elegant style must be talked about. These light colours and fabrics make us immediately want to recreate this look for summer.
ROMEO + JULIET (1996)
Throughout the film we can observe Romeo (Leonardo DiCaprio) and other characters with a style that definitely screams summer. Baz Luhrmann definitely knew what he was doing. Reimagining the classic tale whilst creating an inspirational guide for this summer made of vibrant coloured pieces to printed shirts.
Mamma Mia! (2008) & Mamma Mia! Here we go again (2018)
The Mamma Mia movie franchise is filled with loveable characters and comedic moments. Not to mention an amazing soundtrack. But what else this movie offers is an amazing mediterranean inspired style. From flowing colourful outfits and wavy linen dresses to denim overalls. These movies have it all. From young characters to old characters each has a style that you can replicate this summer. So live your greek fantasy this summer.
Dazed and Confused (1993)
This classic film has been consistently popular in youth and pop culture since its release. Starring Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, and Milla Jovovich each showcasing the different variations of summer style. It’s chic and colourful midriffs and flared jeans epitomises 70’s style. It’s one retro film that remains as an important guide to both male and female 70’s style.