The Virgin Suicides (1999)

Fashion in Films 1990s The Virgin Suicides

Copyright © 1999 Paramount Classics

In the mid-nineties when the mood was predominantly grungy, hip hop or Goth, the virgin suicides brought a softer feminine pallet to fashion.

A story about 5 sisters who commit a suicide pact, the dark subject matter is opposed by the sheer beauty of the films aesthetics, a trademark for director Sophia Copolla. It features soft, sheer summer dresses worn with sandals and flower embellishments.

It’s ironic innocent style is still copied in summertime the world over.

 

Jemma De Blanche

Written by Jemma De Blanche

Jemma De Blanche is a fashion and lifestyle journalist with a background in marketing and copy-writing, is in awe of all things creative and loves getting lost in a good book, a beautiful picture or the creativity of new collection. Jemma handles the Fashion in Film pages and the Men's catwalk reviews.


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