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Today on "The List" we're talking about great movie style.  Entertainment Weekly came up with 20 of the most unforgettable looks worn on the big screen...Here are some of our favorites.

  1. The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)...Honoring Wes Anderson's quirky sensibility as a filmmaker, the indie film had an aesthetic to match in Gwyneth Palrow's show-stealing style: dark eye shadow, short blunt haircut and red accent clip, Lacoste tennis dresses, Fendi fur, and Hermès Birkin bag. ''In every film there's a place to make a character stand out in an iconic way, but you have to find the right place,'' the film's costume designer Karen Patch told W in 2008.
  2. Star Wars (1977)...Though the day-to-day impact of Princess Leia Organa's sidebuns proved but a fad, they have nonetheless remained as immediately recognizable as any part of George Lucas's iconic film. Parodied many times over the years, the look has constituted only part of the film's widespread style influence.
  3. Some Like It Hot (1959)...While it's hard to select Marilyn Monroe's most stylish film, Some Like It Hot is certainly up there, and costume designer Orry-Kelly scooped up an Academy Award for her work despite the comedy's controversial cross-dressing shtick. Bonus fact: Monroe was reportedly pregnant while filming, but this didn't stop the sexpot from shimmying in a black, fringed ensemble and barely there nude number.
  4. The Great Gatsby (1974)...Though several films have been inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel, nothing comes close to the Robert Redford- and Mia Farrow-starring adaptation. With its Ralph Lauren dandy suits and cable knits (for him) with flowing chiffon dresses and glittering flapper numbers (for her), the film cast a spell on theatergoers and scored an Academy Award - and a capsule collection at Bloomingdales - for costume designer Theoni V. Aldredge.
  5. Funny Face (1957)...A musical starring two of the '50s' biggest icons (Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire) - it's no surprise that the film pulled out all the fashion stops. Costume designers Edith Head and Hubert de Givenchy were Academy Award nominated for their work which featured monochromatic ensembles paired with striking Parisian gowns.
  6. Cleopatra (1963)...Elizabeth Taylor's Cleopatra is among one of the most iconic looks in film history. Her dramatic, feline eyeliner has become a mainstay for chic makeup lovers, and those ornate headpieces provide inspiration for fabulous over-the-top style. At one point, the lavish production held the Guinness World Record for the ''most costume changes in a film'' - 65 looks for Taylor alone.
  7. Rear Window (1954)...Another Edith Head masterpiece. Alfred Hitchcock's thriller brought the drama both in story and in aesthetic. Grace Kelly's elegant 1950s wardrobe has proven timeless - inspiring stylists to outfit A-listers including Scarlett Johansson and Javier Bardem for various high-fashion photo shoots decades later.

Here's a link to the entire Entertainment Weekly list.

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