4 Creative Costumes From Our Fave Movies

Need some costume inspiration this Halloween? We're taking a cue from four of our favorite iconic Los Angeles-themed movies — which just so happen to showcase some unbelievable fashion.
From a Beverly-Hills-housewife-turned-Girl-Scout-leader to a chick that never takes off her roller-skates, these on-screen ladies are some of the most unforgettable characters of all time. Just follow our step-by-step outfit guides — and just say no to that cheesy, packaged slutty nurse ensemble.

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Cher Horowitz from Clueless.

The Look: What can we say? She's a total Betty.

The Quote: "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."
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Clockwise, from left: Mango Wool Cotton-Blend Cardigan, $49.99, available at Mango; MeronaLong-Sleeve Shirt, $22.99, available at Target; Zara Metallic Ballerina With Ankle Strap, $79.90, available at Zara; Topshop White Trim Knee Socks, $14, available at Topshop.
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Faye Dunaway as Evelyn Mulwray in Chinatown.

The Look: Secretive and chic.

The Quote: "I don't get tough with anyone, Mr. Gittes. My lawyer does."
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Clockwise, from left: River Island Grey Smart Slim Pants, $70, available at River Island; River Island Grey Structured Panel Smart Blazer, $60, available at River Island; Miss Selfridge Bow Jewel Drop Brooch, $15, available at Miss Selfridge; Dorothy Perkins White High Pussybow Blouse, $49, available at Dorothy Perkins; Urban Outfitters Chelsea Crew Sterling Lace-Up Brogue Oxford, $29.99, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Heather Graham as Roller Girl in Boogie Nights.

The Look: A porn starlet with a polaroid camera and roller skates.

The Quote: "I never take my skates off."
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Clockwise, from left: ASOS Two Pack Small Flower Hair Grips, $13.50, available at ASOS; Urban Outfitters Mirrored Sunglasses, $16, available at Urban Outfitters; Jeffrey Campbell Stud Roller Platform, $198, available at Nasty Gal; American Eagle Shimmer Legging, $14.95, available at American Eagle; Wildfox Guide To The Universe Oversized T-shirt, $78, available at Matches Fashion.
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Shelley Long as Phyllis Nefler in Troop Beverly Hills.

The Look: '80s Beverly Hills housewife goes camping.

The Quote: "I may be a beginner at some things, but I've got a black belt in shopping!"
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Clockwise, from left: tenoverten Nail Polish In Ludlow, $18, available at Sephora; Steve Madden Soluri, $104.98, available at Steve Madden; Uniqlo Silk Long Sleeve Blouse, $49.90, available at Uniqlo; Joseph Jasper Short, $131, available at Farfetch; Hobbs NW3 Mosaic Scarf, $47, available at House of Fraser.

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