The Women, George Cukor, 1939. Featuring surreal fashions by Elsa Shiaparelli x Salvador Dali.
Leave Her to Heaven, John M. Stahl, 1945. Technicolor film noir.
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1972. Margit Carstensen leads the all female cast as Petra, a prominent fashion designer.
The Night Porter, Liliana Cavani, 1974. With its SS uniform striptease, the film is a controversial choice to glamorize but, then again, fashion is obscene.
Eyes of Laura Mars, Irvin Kershner, 1978. Adapted from a John Carpenter script. Starring Faye Dunaway as a Helmut Newton-esque photographer. Barbara Streisand turned the role down for being "too kinky." I could go on...
Liquid Sky, Slava Tsukerman, 1982. Aliens and New Wave.
Sid & Nancy, Alex Cox, 1986. Bloody, dirty, filthy punk rock biopic starring Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, and Courtney Love.
Tank Girl, Rachel Talalay, 1995. Lori Petty and a young brunette Naomi Watts lead in this rockus comic book adaptation.
The Big Lebowski, Joel and Ethan Coen, 1998. Abide. Rad stoner chic.
This Is England, Shane Meadows, 2006. Break your heart skinhead historical fiction detailing the subculture's sartorial codes.
Like Terminator 2, or The Godfather Part II, sometimes the sequel is better than the original. Here’s our follow-up to the first list of 10 Stylish Movies Not Already Listed on Every Other Stylish Movie List.