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How To Dress Like… Patricia Franchini

How To Dress Like… Patricia Franchini

If you haven’t seen Breathless (Á Bout de Souffle) a 1960 film by Jean-Luc Godard, here is a brief synopsis: “A small time crook, Michel Poiccard, chased by the police after stealing a car, shoots one of them and flees. Back in Paris he finds an American girlfriend and succeeds in seducing her. He convinces … Continue reading

#3 How To Dress Like…Lisbeth Salander

#3 How To Dress Like…Lisbeth Salander

You don’t need to be a moody, motorbike-riding, leather-clad, bi(pan?)sexual to solve crimes, but it helps.   The Lisbeth Salander look is dark, androgynous, practical and grungy. And effortlessly “cool”. (Although I’m not saying her unhappy childhood/life/drugs/abuse/fraud/any of the above/ohemgee what have I started is by any means “cool”. I am just concentrating on her fashion/clothes, … Continue reading

#2 How To Dress Like…Duckie Dale

#2 How To Dress Like…Duckie Dale

  Duckie Dale quickly became one of my style heroes when I first laid eyes on him in Pretty In Pink. I wanted to be him. I wanted his clothes, and when he dances and lip-syncs to Ottis Redding’s “Try A Little Tenderness” the deal was sealed. His style is pretty much: wear all your … Continue reading

How To Dress Like…Garth Algar

How To Dress Like…Garth Algar

  Garth was doing geek chic long before people born in the 90s grew up and decided to be cool. Here’s how to get Garth’s look:   Stone wash jeans like these ones from River Island (£35): You can rip them if you really want, like Garth’s, or buy a ripped pair. Checked shirt. You … Continue reading