In Roman Holiday, Hepburn's character escapes from the confines of royalty, gives herself a haircut, and has a rollicking good time among the people.
Copying the look is pretty simple. Ann walks around Rome wearing a white button-down shirt, tucked into a long pink circle skirt. She ties a tiny scarf around her neck. In addition to the outfit, you'll have to copy Ann's hair. Either braid your hair into an updo, or just wear a high ponytail.
Mildred Pierce is an overextended, exasperated mother, who manages to still look fabulous and walk around in luxurious coats. To be Mildred, wear a long white dress with some classic Crawford shoulder pads. Then, drape yourself with a (faux) fur coat. Now you're ready to do whatever it takes to deal with your evil daughter.
This is your opportunity to color outside of the lines, especially while applying lipstick. Earlier this year, Ryan Murphy dedicated an entire miniseries to the filming of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, called Feud. Susan Sarandon played Bette Davis playing Jane Hudson (got that straight?).
Before getting into the makeup, buy a vintage-looking white dress with a pink sash, and a blond curly wig. Then, the fun part. Give yourself a hefty layer of white face paint, then two strong dollops of blush. Wear sloppy black eyeliner, and lots of eyelashes. Finally, go wild with the red lipstick.
If you're really committed, decorate a doll just to look like Baby Jane, and carry it around.
When you think of the Jazz Age, you think of Josephine Baker, a famous performer and entertainer best known for headlining the Folies Bergère in France. Begin your costume with a champagne-colored gown — satin, if you can. Wear large, dangling rhinestone earrings, and an equally sparkly head band that lies flat on your forehead. In terms of makeup, wear burgundy lips, and very heavy gray eyeshadow. To copy the look of the times, make your eyebrows appear to be thinner than they are.
To distinguish yourself from other figures of the Jazz Age, carry around a stuffed cheetah — Baker had a pet cheetah named Chiquita.
Let's be real: When you think of Old Hollywood glamour, you think of Audrey Hepburn wearing a tiara in a little black dress. Images of her performance as Holly Golightly have adorned many a dorm room and inspired many a Halloween costume.
For the costume, you'll need a black sleeveless dress, a pearl strand necklace, black kitten heels, a tiara, rhinestone earrings, and giant black sunglasses.
'Do you know those days when you get the mean reds' - Holly. ? This is by far my favourite Audrey look and was so much fun to re-create. It would have been better with blonde hair extensions to create highlights, nevermind. Everyone check @iamanaudrey out, she makes beautiful things ❤️? #hollygolightly #breakfastattiffanys #audreyhepburn #friends_of_faces_and_style #mylisalook #audreyhepburnlookalike
You'll have to break the rule of not wearing white past Labor Day to pull off this iconic look. Unlike other costumes on this list, which require some closet-digging and creative thinking, this costume can be bought. If possible, cart around a portable fan.
You simply can't find suits like Ilsa's nowadays. The hat, however, is readily available. To be Ilsa at the moments of her departure from Casablanca, wear a brown jacket and long, brown pants or skirt. Carry around a briefcase. Look forlorn.
Luckily for you, flare pants are back in, so Katharine Hepburn's look from The Philadelphia Story is easier than ever. Tuck a black sleeved shirt into long, light-hued flare pants. Wear black boots. If you're feeling ambitious, try styling your hair like Hepburn's with this tutorial.
To copy Gardner's dramatic look in The Killers, start with a strapless sweetheart-neck black dress, then add a dash of DIY. Sew a strip of black fabric from the center of the dress, over your left shoulder, onto the back of the dress. Then, wear strappy black heels and long black elbow gloves. This DIY video will teach you exactly how to get your hair to look like Kitty Collins.
Bring back your clothes from the summer. Wear white high-waisted shorts with a white crop-top, preferably one that can be tied in the middle. You'll need white heels or flats as well. Finally, tie your hair back in a white turbie twist.
If you live in New York, it's likely you have this costume sitting in your closet already. You'll need black jeans or pants, black shoes, and a black long-sleeved shirt. Tie your hair back into a bun, and walk around like you're a bookstore owner who disdains the fashion industry, as Hepburn's character in the movie does.