Channeling Our Favorite Fictional Heroines

Searching for the perfect film to unwind with during your next night on the couch? Well, you're in luck. Not only are we dishing on some of our favorite flicks, we're also celebrating the fashionable leading ladies of the classic features ahead.
We polled our on-staff cinephiles for 11 unforgettably chic movies that span the gamut from French New Wave and '80s John Hughes hits to deeply romantic films like Gone With The Wind and Love Story. The following movies boast immeasurable style and cement their heroines' status as total fashion icons (in our hearts, at least). And, what better way to show our appreciation than to pair each picture with a contemporary reincarnation of its most iconic ensemble? Movie night has never looked so good.

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