Suiting is always stylish. From business suits to leisure suits, there’s a suit for every occasion. This has definitely been seen all over the runway this season, as shown in the leisure suits trend report. But on-screen, suits have dominating since the beginning of films. Let’s take a moment to look at the best suiting in television and movie history.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Audrey Hepburn’s style is iconic in and of itself, but her opening outfit in the classic Breakfast at Tiffany’s shows that suiting is about so much more than suits. Her classic lbd made of suiting, paired with chunky pearls and a slim cigarette holster, is the perfect ensemble for perusing the sales floor at Tiffany’s or husband hunting in central park.
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Where would we be without Cher and her superficial, yet sweet, style? Who doesn’t think of Clueless when they think classic clothes for going to class? Cher and Dionne rock the plaid suit skirt and blazer set, showing that good style starts in high school. Rock this look while setting up your strict teachers, or fail a driving test in style with these stylish suits.
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The Great Gatsby
The roaring twenties were known for stylish suits, so it makes sense that Leonardo DiCaprio’s wardrobe would contain some iconic suits. White suits may seem like a risky choice, but Leo shows that white is perfect for any time of the year. Wear white while running over scorned lovers, or attending the wild parties of an eclectic neighbor.
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Advertising never looked this good. The Don Draper gang dresses in dapper suits that underlines the stylish swag of the fifties. Plaid suiting is perfect for smoking cigarettes and leaning on your secretary’s desk, discussing the latest ad campaign, or drinking scotch after a long day, or an even longer night.
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Although Kate Winslet’s most famous Titanic scene contains very little clothing, her outfit for boarding the boat is still an iconic one. Paired with a hat that provides enough shade for several, Winslet rocks the pinstriped suit. This ensemble is perfect for preparing for your doom, or falling in love with a man below your means.
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What’s your favorite on-screen suit? Let me know in the comments!