Fashion all across the world is an amalgamation of a lot of factors. The changes in the society, the popular culture during that time all play a crucial role in setting the fashion trend of the time. The most bizarre and unassuming thing about fashion is that what is in vogue today may become absolutely obsolete only after a couple of months. Along with the societal changes, movies also play a significant role in influencing the fashion scene of the time.
There are certain movies whose impact on the fashion scenario of the time remains undeniable. The way the popular actors and actresses dressed, the accessories they flaunted all influenced the popular culture of the society during that time which in turn shaped the fashion trends. One such movie and actor who set a new trend rolling was James Dean in the movie Rebel without a Cause. It is said that every men after seeing the movie wanted to possess the same kind of coolness which the actor showed onscreen. The red biker jacket which the actor wore in the movie became a craze and a lot of youngsters aspired to have one like that.
Actors and actresses like Bridgette Bardot, Audrey Hepburn, Clark Gable and Grace Kelly left an unforgettable mark on the fashion scene during their times. Movies which deserve special mention are Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Rear Window, Bonnie and Clyde, Flash dance, Out of Africa, Belle De Jour and not to forget Saturday Night Fever. John Travolta, his disco dance, his antics, his wide legged jeans and his cool attitude swept every one of their feet. Of the recent blockbusters that have drastically impacted the fashion sense are Pulp Fiction, Sex and the City and The Devil Wears Prada amongst others. The dresses, the boots and accessories worn by the various characters of the movie enhance your knowledge about the ongoing fashion trend.