Every generation has its own fashion fads – fleeting moments where certain sartorial flourishes seem to show up out of nowhere, stick around for a hot minute, then disappear. Sort of like the phrase ‘a hot minute’. It’s often difficult to pin down exactly where these temporary clothing quirks come from, but the answer sometimes lies at the local multiplex.
Movies offer us an easy way to cop a brand new style and give everyone else a relatable glimpse of just how we want to be perceived. It’s hero worship via wardrobe. Filmic fashion fads come and go, but we’ll see if some have stood the test of time.