Movies and fashion go hand in hand with one another. And sometimes when they crossover…it’s like sweet, sweet music to any fashion-lovers ears. Admit it, how many of you have muttered under your breath “By all means, move at a glacial pace. You know how that thrills me.” (Miranda Priestly, The Devil Wears Prada) when an annoying colleague is taking her time to get you the information you need. Or lamenting how “Sweatpants are all that fits me right now!” (Regina George, Mean Girls) the first day you’re back at work after the festive break.
While your best friends might enable you, or your family might unconditionally support you, sometimes the people that are the most relatable are the fictional hot messes from our favourite movies. Like us, these characters are also just trying to get through life one minute at a time. Here’s some that still get us years later.
1. White is not an option for most people
“I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex And The City
2. We feel intimidated when our romantic interest dress better than we do. Kinda.
“He does dress better than I do, what would I bring to the relationship?” – Cher Horowitz, Clueless
3. When investments doesn’t only refer to property or stocks and shares.
“I like my money right where I can see it: Hanging in my closet.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex And The City
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4. Black is forever relevant.
“I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker colour.” – Wednesday Addams, The Addams Family
5. Some colours are irreplaceable.
“Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed.” – Elle Woods, Legally Blonde
6. Florals will always be in for spring.
“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” – Miranda Priestly, The Devil Wears Prada
7. Everybody needs a power piece of clothing.
“Where’s my white collarless shirt from Fred Segal? It’s my most capable looking outfit.” – Cher Horowitz, Clueless
Additional Reporting: Hidayah Idris
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