Fashion Inspired by The Great Gatsby
A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor. “That’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool” -Daisy “I love large parties, they’re so intimate” -Jordan http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1343092/?ref_=sr_1
Fashion Inspired by the films of Hayao Miyazaki
Princess Mononoke On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami’s curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119698/?ref_=sr_1 Kiki’s Delivery Service A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a...
Fashion Inspired by Hick
A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. “You could grab the past and drag it with you like a bag of rocks. You can grab that new diet with grape fruits, and a brand new exerciser, and maybe that new washer-dryer set. You can grab and grab and grab, ‘til your fists turn green. You can grab everything you ever wanted....
♪ Music Post ♪ Fashion Inspired by 'Cosmic Love'...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EIeUlvHAiM “A falling star fell from your heart and landed in my eyes” “The stars, the moon, they have all been blown out. You left me in the dark”
Fashion Inspired by Water for Elephants
A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet. “You’re a beautiful woman, you deserve a beautiful life. Nothing less.” http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1067583/?ref_=sr_1
Fashion Inspired by Ruby Sparks
A novelist struggling with writer’s block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. I’m such a mess. I love you. I’ll never leave you. You’re a genius. You’re a genius. You’re a genius http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1839492/
Fashion Inspired by Eloise at Christmastime
Eloise insists on helping with yuletide nuptials. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0353393/
Fashion Inspired by Amelie
Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice, decides to help those around her and along the way, discovers love. “I like to look for things no one else catches. I hate the way drivers never look at the road in old American movies.” “At least you’ll never be a vegetable - even artichokes have hearts.” ...
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BOOK INSPIRATION: Fashion Inspired by Alice in...
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world (Wonderland) populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as children “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then. ” -Alice “Why is a raven like a...
Fashion Inspired by Breakfast at Tiffany's
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building. “Two drifters off to see the world, there’s such a lot of world to see. We’re after the same rainbow’s end, waiting ‘round the bend… My huckleberry friend, moon river and me “ “I’ve got to do something about the way I look. I mean a...
Fashion Inspired by The Goonies
A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map. “Goonies never say die!”-Mikey “THATS WHAT I SAID! BOOBY TRAPS! God. These Guys!” -Data “This was my dream, my wish. And it didn’t come true. So I’m taking it back. I’m taking them all back. ” -Mouth “You guys, I’m hungry. I know when my...
Fashion Inspired by Perks of Being A Wallflower
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world. “Welcome to the island of misfit toys.” “Why do I and everyone I love pick people who treat us like we’re nothing?” “I know these will all be stories someday. And our pictures will become old photographs. We’ll all become somebody’s mom or...
Fashion Inspired by Titanic
A boy and a girl from differing social backgrounds meet during the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic. “It was the ship of dreams to everyone else. To me it was a slave ship, taking me back to America in chains. Outwardly, I was everything a well brought up girl should be. Inside, I was screaming.” “Staring up at the sky, Look. It’s so beautiful. SO vast and...
Fashion Inspired by Tuck Everlasting
A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals. “If there’s one thing I’ve learned about people, it’s that many will do anything, anything not to die. And they’ll do anything to keep from living their life.” http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0283084/
Fashion Inspired by Clueless
A US West Coast teen lifestyle parody centered around Cher, a popular high school girl who spends her days playing match-maker, helping her friends with fashion choices, and looking for a boyfriend. “Okay, so you’re probably going, “Is this like a Noxzema commercial or what?” But seriously, I actually have a way normal life for a teenage girl” -Cher http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112697/
Fashion Inspired by Luna Lovegood
“Luna was an extremely quirky girl with a serene disposition and many eccentric beliefs and qualities. She was a complete nonconformist; she lacked self-consciousness and wasn’t afraid to show who she truly was. Luna was also highly intelligent and unusually perceptive, having been sorted into Ravenclaw, “where those of wit and learning will always find their kind.”...
Fashion Inspired by Bridge to Terabithia
A preteen’s life is changed after befriending the new girl at school. “ …I check my air. I don’t have as much time as I need to see everything, but that is what makes it so special. ” -Leslie Burke “Mind like yours wide open, you could create a whole new world.” -Ms. Edmunds http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0398808/fullcredits#cast
TV INSPIRATION: Fashion Inspired by Firefly
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. “Things are going to get much, much worse.” -River Tam “You have a strange sense of nobility Captain. You’ll lay a man out for implying I’m a whore but...
Fashion Inspired by Atonement
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister’s lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan. “Yes. I saw him. I saw him with my own eyes” -Briony “ I love you. I’ll wait for you. Come back. Come back to me” -Cecilia anciful ...
Fashion Inspired by The Help
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids’ point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. “You know what I’d do if I were you? I’d give it right back to him. I’d hit him over the head with a skillet and I’d tell...
THEATRE INSPIRATION: Fashion Inspired by Spring...
Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of the controversial 1892 German play of the same title by Frank Wedekind. It features music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Set in late-19th century Germany, it concerns teenagers who are discovering the inner and outer tumult of sexuality. “Had a sweetheart on his knees.. so faithful and adoring.. And he touched me...
Fashion Inspired by Moonrise Kingdom
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them. “I’m a raven.” -Suzy “I love you but you have no idea what you are talking about.” -Sam “It’s been proven by history: all mankind makes mistakes.” http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1748122/
Fashion Inspired by Heathers
A girl who half-heartedly tries to be part of the “in crowd” of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics. “Yeah, where’s your urge to purge?” -Heather Mcnara “Grow up Heather, bulimia’s so ‘87” -Heather Chandler “Some people need different kinds of convincing than...
Fashion Inspired by Ghost World
Enid and Rebecca are social outsiders who, after graduating from high school, play a mean prank on a middle-aged geek. “This is so bad it’s almost good” -Rebecca “I think only stupid people have good relationships.” -Enid http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0162346/
Fashion Inspired by Ferris Bueller's Day Off
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite of what the principal thinks of that. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around every once in a while, you can miss it” -Ferris Bueller “Sooner or later, everyone goes to the zoo.” -Sloane ”I am not going to sit on my ass as the events that affect me unfold...
Fashion Inspired by Moulin Rouge
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. “You think that people have had enough of silly love songs?” -Satine “The french are glad to die for love” -Satine http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0203009/
Fashion Inspired by Baz Luhrman's Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare’s famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. “And when I shall die, take him and cut him up in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will fall in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun. ” -Juliet “ Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude,...
Fashion Inspired by The Virgin Suicides
A group of male friends become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide. “We knew the girls were really women in disguise, that they understood love, and even death, and that our job was merely to create the noise that seemed to fascinate them.” “What we have here is a dreamer....
Fashion Inspired by Almost Famous
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour. “I always tell the girls, never take it seriously, if ya never take it seriosuly, ya never get hurt, ya never get hurt, ya always have fun, and if you ever get lonely, just go to the record store and visit your friends.”...
Fashion Inspired by The Hunger Games
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister’s place for the latest match. “District Twelve. Where you can starve to death in safety.” -Katniss “Happy, Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor” -Effie “I am...
Fashion Inspired by Like Crazy
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she’s banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa. ”I thought I understood it, that I could grasp it, but I didn’t, not really. Only the smudgeness of it; the pink-slippered, all-containered, semi-precious eagerness of it. I didn’t realize it would sometimes be...
♪MUSIC POST: Fashion Inspired by Best Coast's "Our...
Our Deal: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2016961/ NIGHT CREEPERS DAY TROTTERS Watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjCwn9p1NiE&list=FLSukFUDv99_Ses4cOXHgxaA&index=9&feature=plpp_video
Fashion Inspired by Back to the Future
In 1985, Doc Brown invents time travel; in 1955, Marty McFly accidentally prevents his parents from meeting, putting his own existence at stake. “If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” -Marty “Well… You’re safe and sound now, back in good old 1955.” -Lorraine http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088763/
Fashion Inspired by Beetle Juice
A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a “bio-exorcist” in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. “ You want to somebody out of your house. I want to get somebody out of your house.” -Beetlegeuse “ I, myself, am strange and unusual.” -Lydia “What’s the good of being a ghost if you can’t...
Fashion Inspired by The Phantom of the Opera
A disfigured musical genius, hidden away in the Paris Opera House, terrorizes the opera company for the unwitting benefit of a young protégée whom he trains and loves. “Think of me.. think of me fondly..” -Christine “Let the dream begin let you your darker side give in to this power which you know you can not fight…” -Phantom/ Erik ...
Fashion Inspired by Hugo
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. “This might be an adventure, and I’ve never had one before - outside of books, at least.” -Isabelle “I’d imagine the whole world was one big machine. Machines never come with any extra parts, you know. They always come...
Fashion Inspired by Disney Heroines (Part 1)
Alice from Alice in Wonderland Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way. “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary-wise; what it is it wouldn’t be, and what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?” ...
Fashion Inspired by The Breakfast Club
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought. “Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. What we did *was* wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make an...
Fashion Inspired by (500) Days of Summer
An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn’t believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her. “I love her smile. I love her hair. I love her knees. I love how she licks her lips before she talks. I love her heart-shaped birthmark on her neck. I love it when she sleeps.” -Summer “There’s no such thing as love, it’s...
Fashion Inspired by the Disney Princesses (part 2)
Aurora from Sleeping Beauty A snubbed malevolent fairy casts a curse on a princess that only a prince can break, with the help of three good fairies. “I know you that gleam in your eyes seem so familiar to me” -Aurora http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053285/ Cinderella from Cinderella When Cinderella’s cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets...
Fashion Inspired by Coraline
An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. “Oh my twitchy, witchy girl. I think you are so nice. I give you bowls of porridge. I give you bowls of ice… cream. I give you lots of kisses. I give you lots of hugs. But I never give you sandwiches with grease and worms and mung…...
Fashion Inspired by The Royal Tenenbaums
An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when one of their member announces he has a terminal illness. “I think we’re just gonna to have to be secretly in love with each other and leave it at that, Ritchie.” -Margot http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265666/
Fashion Inspired by Matilda
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable “Everyone is born, but not everyone is born the same. Some will grow to be butchers, or bakers, or candlestick makers. Some will only be really good at making Jell-O salad. One way or another, though, every human being is unique,...
Fashion Inspired by The Runaways
A coming-of-age biopic about ’70s teenage band ‘The Runaways’. “Hello Daddy, Hello Mom.. I’m yout ch-ch-ch-CHERRYBOMB!” -Cherie Currie “No, man, I wanna play, like, Chuck Berry. “Johnny B. Goode,” you know?” - Joan Jett http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1017451/
Fashion Inspired by Never Let Me Go
As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school… “It had never occurred to me that our lives, so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. If I’d known, maybe I’d have kept tighter hold of them” -Kathy http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1334260/
Fashion Inspired by Pretty in Pink
A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy. “If somebody doesn’t believe in me, I can’t believe in them.” -Andie “You know, it’s so insane that someone you’ve never met, never talked to can be your enemy.” -Andie “May I admire you again today?” -Duckie ...
Fashion Inspired by Sabrina
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family’s chauffeur. But it’s his more serious brother who would be the better man for her. “Once upon a time, on the north shore of Long Island, some thirty miles from New York, there lived a small girl on a large estate.” -Sabrina “Certain songs bring back certain memories to me too.” -Sabrina ...
Fashion Inspired by Midnight in Paris
A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better. “You’re in love with a fantasy.” -Inez “I can never decide whether Paris is more beautiful by day or by night.” -Adriana “Nobody has ever measured, not...