Some watch films for the action, others, the comedy. Then there’s those that want to be thrilled or frightened. But sometimes we want to see a film that inspires us. No, we’re not talking about those cheesy rom-coms that make us believe in love again. We’re talking here about films that make us want to up our game, in this case – our fashion game. If you’re looking to inject a little more style into your life, then check out these, the most stylish films of all time.
The 39 Steps
What a world is would be if all men dressed with such style and class like French actor, Robert Donat. In this film, he plays the most chic secret agent, with the perfect tie, shirt, and turned up trench collar.
Harrison Ford is the perfect example of “It’s not what you wear, but how you wear it”. His confidence, in which he exudes plenty of in this 1988 murder mystery film, takes whatever he wears to the next level. So take note men.
F for Fake
This is by far Orson Welles’ most graceful, and seriously chic film. This 1973 film is about fraud and fakery. But when it comes to its fashion, it’s very for real.
This 1991 film (also known as Europa) is a political film that takes place after World War 2. If the plot doesn’t interest you, then just watch the beginning. It’s a stunning cinematic view of what life was like on the last running luxury train ride traveling through postwar Berlin.
This 2013 film is a Parisian take on power, revenge, and sex. The dress of its characters are the epitome of chic and class, and of course, no one is sexier than the French.
When a film inspires a generation of fashion, like 1971’s Clockwork Orange did for punk rockers everywhere, it has to go into the most stylish films category of all time. The film was such a style inspiration in fact, that designer Jean Paul Gaultier thanked the director for changing his whole design.
This 1960 movie from which the film, The Talented Mr. Ripley was adapted from, is perhaps the most stylish man of all time, Alain Delon. If any man is looking for someone to mimic his style from, the famous French actor wears everything to perfection.
North by Northwest
It’s hard to tell who the star of this 1959 Alfred Hitchcock film is; Cary Grant, or his world-beater grey suit. Many say it’s the most stylishly handsome outfit to ever grace the silver screen, and proves that there’s nothing a man can’t do in his suit.