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7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

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7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

 

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7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

In A Streetcar Named Desire Marlon Brando's character Stanley Kowalski singlehandedly started the t-shirt revloution by wearing the tradional undershirt in public.   READ MORE: Get familiar with these 10 buzzy new fashion brands

By: Annika Lautens Source: Warner Bros. Credits: ELLE Canada

7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

Roman Holiday (1953)

Who could forget this 1953 film, starring Audrey Hepburn as an actual Princess? Iconic costume designer Edith Head outfitted the star in an ultra feminine white button down that perfectly complimented the sweet storyline of a royal on the run falling for a cynical journalist.   READ MORE: Introducing your easy, breezy 9-5 wardrobe

By: Annika Lautens Source: Paramount Pictures Credits: ELLE Canada

7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

Risky Business (1983)

This list would not be complete without a mention of Risky Buisness starring Tom Cruise as a teenager looking for fun while his parents are away. Although we don't recommend going out in public in this look, the oversized men's button-down remains a great staple piece for a relaxed summer day. READ MORE: 15 of the best romcoms ever

By: Annika Lautens Source: Warner Bros. Credits: ELLE Canada

7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

Dirty Dancing (1987)

The film was set in the ’60s but shot in the ’80s, and the resulting costumes were a bit of a fusion of the two decades. An undeniable classic, we had the time of our lives watching Baby and Johnny fall in love. Jennifer Grey's tied-up white shirt still holds up as summer styling staple.   READ MORE: 12 pairs of platform sandals that will make you at least two inches taller

By: Annika Lautens Source: Great American Films Limited Partnership Credits: ELLE Canada

7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

Dazed and Confused (1993)

The first day of summer vacation in 1976. What a time! We really appreciate the cropped football jerseys and Ted Nugent t-shirts. Best quote? "You just gotta keep livin', man. L-I-V-I-N." READ MORE: 25 totally rad tie-dye items

By: Annika Lautens Source: Gramercy Pictures Credits: ELLE Canada

7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

Almost Famous (2000)

As teen William Miller, played by Patrick Fugit, follows a newcomer band on their summer tour, we can't help but be distracted by all the killer ’70s fashion of this film. It's fact that Kate Hudson's Penny Lane is #fashiongoals and this adorable white crop top is our pick for your next concert. READ MORE: 10 effortless shirt dresses for simple spring style

By: Annika Lautens Source: Columbia Pictures Credits: ELLE Canada

7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film

Mamma Mia (2008)

The plot of this hit-musical-turned-film goes like this: When bride-to-be Sophie tries to find her real dad, she ends up getting three. Throw in Meryl Streep, ABBA’s legendary music and you've got yourself a party. Plus, Mamma Mia has the quintessential beachy wardrobe. Our favourite piece? This embroidered, boho number. READ MORE: How to be the best dressed person at a wedding

By: Annika Lautens Source: Universal Pictures Credits: ELLE Canada
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7 times a white shirt was made iconic on film