Vintage Birthdays: April

Andie MacDowell – April 21, 1958

Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell

Claudia Cardinale – April 15, 1938

Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale

Claudia Cardinale

Roy Halston – April 23, 1932 (d. March 26, 1990)

Ultrasuede by Halston

Ultrasuede by Halston

Roy Halston with Angelica Houston

Roy Halston with Angelica Houston

Roy Halston by Andy Warhol

Roy Halston by Andy Warhol

Roy Halston

Roy Halston

Dorian Leigh – April 23, 1917 (d. July 7, 2008)

Dorian Leigh by John Rawlings for Vogue circa 1946

Dorian Leigh by John Rawlings for Vogue circa 1946

Dorian Leigh in Balenciaga circa 1953

Dorian Leigh in Balenciaga circa 1953

Dorian Leigh

Dorian Leigh

Vintage Birthdays: August

Ethel Barrymore- August 15, 1879 (d. June 18, 1959)

Ethel Barrymore circa 1920's

Ethel Barrymore circa 1920’s

Ethel Barrymore

Ethel Barrymore

Ethel Barrymore circa 1901

Ethel Barrymore circa 1901

Ethel Barrymore circa 1896

Ethel Barrymore circa 1896

Peggy Lipton – August 30, 1946

Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton

Geoffrey Beene – August 30, 1924 (d. September 28, 2004)

Geoffrey Beene circa 1967

Geoffrey Beene circa 1967

Geoffrey Beene

Geoffrey Beene

Jane Adams – August 7, 1918 (d. May 21, 2014)

Jane Adams

Jane Adams

Jane Adams

Jane Adams

Jane Adams

Jane Adams

Top 5 Stylish Movie Characters

Love the breakdown of awesome Vintage Characters on Wear What Style!

Wear What Style

You’re likely to see plenty of people dressed up like iconic characters and celebrities this week in the spirit of Halloween, but I often recreate my favorite memorable looks without any special occasion at all.  While magazines and blogs usually point to models and singers as a source of style inspiration (which they undoubtedly are), I personally find more enjoyment in recreating unique looks that I discover in my favorite films.  From animated characters to over-the-top fashionistas and fashionistos, style inspiration can be found in just about any movie you watch. Check out my top 5 stylish movie characters and then create a list of your own!

1. Penny Lane from Almost Famous

Almost Famous is a movie that defined my teenage years.  It allowed me to experience my share of youthful rebellion and adventure from the comfort of my couch, but it also inspired me to chase my writing…

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Vintage Birthdays: December

Happy December Birthdays!

Mary Martin: December 1, 1913 (d. November 3, 1990)

Mary Martin

Mary Martin

Mary Martin

Mary Martin

Mary Martin

Mary Martin

Marisa Tomei: December 4, 1964

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei

Patty Duke: December 14, 1946

Patty Duke

Patty Duke

Patty Duke

Patty Duke

Patty Duke

Patty Duke

Mary Tyler Moore: December 29, 1936

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

Vintage Birthdays: November

Happy November birthdays!

Patti Page: November 8, 1927 (d. January 1, 2013)

Patti Page

Patti Page

Patti Page

Patti Page

Patti Page

Patti Page

Lilly Pulitzer: November 10, 1931 (d. April 7, 2013)

Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer

Jean Seberg: November 13, 1938 (d. August 30, 1979)

Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg

Jean Seberg

Louise Brooks: November 16, 1906 (d. August 8, 1985)

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Vintage Birthdays: October

Happy October birthdays!

Mary McFadden: October 1, 1938

Mary McFadden

Mary McFadden

Mary McFadden

Mary McFadden

ORIGINAL Mary Mcfadden printed neiman marcus kaftan via Etsy seller jamessociety

ORIGINAL Mary Mcfadden printed neiman marcus kaftan via Etsy seller jamessociety

Julie Andrews: October 1, 1935

Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews

Carol Lombard: October 6, 1908 (d. January 16, 1942)

Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard

Ralph Lauren: October 14, 1939

Ralph Lauren, Spring 1984

Ralph Lauren, Spring 1984

The Great Gatsby, 1974 Ralph Lauren designed male leads suits.

The Great Gatsby, 1974 Ralph Lauren designed male leads suits.

Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

Catherine Deneuve: October 22, 1943

Catherine Deneuve. Photo: David Bailey, 1967.

Catherine Deneuve. Photo: David Bailey, 1967.

Catherine Deneuve. Photo: Walter Carone, 1963.

Catherine Deneuve. Photo: Walter Carone, 1963.

Catherine Deneuve

Vintage Birthdays: 9/9 – 9/15

Emmanuelle Khanh: September 12, 1937

Emmanuelle Khanh, 1974. Photo by David Luis

Emmanuelle Khanh, 1974. Photo by David Luis

Emmanuelle Khanh © Julio Donoso/Sygma

Emmanuelle Khanh © Julio Donoso/Sygma

Marie France September 1968 by Jean Francois Jonvelle

Marie France September 1968 by Jean Francois Jonvelle

Claudette Colbert: September 13, 1903 (d. July 30, 1996)

circa 1934:  Claudette Colbert (1903 - 1996), originally Claudette Lily Chauchoin,  the American Paramount Pictures actress, poses for the cameras.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

circa 1934: Claudette Colbert (1903 – 1996), originally Claudette Lily Chauchoin, the American Paramount Pictures actress, poses for the cameras. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert

Jacqueline Bisset: September 13, 1944

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset