When it comes down to it, it’s the big screen where fashions are immortalized. Not the runway, not the street. It’s Marcello Mastroianni in that impeccable black suit in 8 1/2. It’s Richard Roundtree rocking head-to-toe leather in Shaft. As the following proves, it’s a collection of images that will never go out of style.
If you don’t know the name Drew Struzan you definitely know his work, designing poster art for films like Back to the Future (pictured), Indiana Jones, and Star Wars. More of his iconic movie posters are featured in a new book, Oeuvre, and we got an exclusive sneak peak. Get your nostalgia on with more classic movie posters right here.
In American Gigolo, Richard Gere faultlessly seduces the well-to-do women of Southern California, while his wardrobe—provided by a then lesser-known Giorgio Armani—ushered in a new decade of power and elegance in menswear. We break down the look—and show you where to get it—right here.
Just because they worked behind the camera doesn’t mean they didn’t do it with flair. We counted down the 25 most stylish movie directors of all time, including our number two pick, Andy Warhol:
The granddaddy of pop art championed life as performance. His outfits were often dark or a refreshing gumbo of texture, as seen here, that when paired with a blond wig and shades made him look like a rebel amongst mannequins, someone you’d like to party with at the Factory.
See the full countdown here.