5 Iconic Fashion Statements To Steal From Cameron Crowe’s Films

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by Emma Firth |
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‘Show ME the money!’ Yes, Cuba Gooding Jr. yelling down the phone to Tom Cruise in 'Jerry Maguire' will go down in history as one of the most famous movie lines ever. Of course the writer/director - Cameron Crowe - is no stranger to creating on-screen magic.

And whether documenting rock ‘n’ roll and groupie culture in the 1970s or first love in ‘Say Anything…’ you can be sure the characters’ sartorial glory will inspire a trip to your nearest vintage shop. The bell bottoms? Band tees? Oversized sweaters and statement sleeves? Designers are still channeling looks from his cult classics several decades on.

So to celebrate Crowe's epid drama ‘Vanilla Sky’ turning 15 on the 10th December, we've shined the spotlight on our favorite cinematic outfits worn in his movies (that, incidentally, are so AW16) …

Kate Hudson in Almost Famous

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Kate scored her first Oscar nomination at the tender age of 21 for her turn as Penny Lane in this semi-autobiographical drama. But she wins the award for best fall fashion muse of all time – her ‘70s flares, cropped gypset-style tops and of course, that shearling coat. The boho-inspired ensemble that will never go out of fashion.

Bridget Fonda in Singles

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For the ultimate ‘90s grunge inspo look no further. Bridget Fonda was rocking androgynous streetwear and oversized leather jackets in this 1992 rom-com way before Vetements and co…

Ione Skye in Say Anything…

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There’s a lot to love about this retro rom-com...John Cusack holding a boombox high above his head is high on that list. Also, we still can't get over Ione Skye’s white graduation party dress and huge flower in her hair.

Every high school student in Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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Just in case you didn’t get the fashion memo: extreme ‘80s is back (again)! For a softcore version of the trend – look to the ladies in Cameron Crowe’s debut film (starring a then-unknown Sean Penn). Think colour blocking, oversized sweaters and big hair. Big hair is non-negotiable.

Penelope Cruz in Vanilla Sky

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We’re obsessed with every fashion look Penelope Cruz wears - both on and off screen. Oh, how we long to master the art of sultry loungewear a la Cruz in 'Vanilla Sky'.

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