What are the unmissable iconic items in your wardrobe and who made them immortal?
If you are a true fashionista you surely know five of them at least.
However, among our 10 must-have items, there are some curiosities maybe you don't know.
These pieces are very popular thanks to style icons, celebs, and famous people, and they are timeless items that will never go out of style and to shop asap to get a perfect wardrobe!
- THE SOFIA BAG BY SALVATORE FERRAGAMO
A feminine and versatile iconic model of the Maison, born in 2009 in honor of the beautiful Sofia Loren, client and dear friend of Ferragamo.
- OVERSIZED SUNGLASSES
Cat-eye models remind us of Audrey Hepburn, instead, the oversized rounded or squared ones undoubtedly remind us of the first lady Jackie O'.
- THE "LE BELLE VIVIER" BY ROGER VIVIER
1967. The French actress Catherine Deneuve, in the film "Belle de Jour" directed by Luis Buñuel, wears a pair of Roger Vivier pumps with a metallic buckle that is called "Belle Vivier". This represents the creation of an iconic model and of a long love story.
- THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS
The unmissable item in every woman's wardrobe: the little black dress. Simple, without frills, up to the knees. Banal? Absolutely not. The little black dress has always been the undisputed symbol of elegance and femininity. Audrey Hepburn docet.
- THE VICHY PATTERN
Even if its origins are very ancient, the famous checkered pattern is named after Vichy, the French city where the Parisian used to spend their holidays, and under Napoleon III, it was the principal establishment of production of this type of fabric. Charming, timeless and bon ton, it is the symbol of carefree and joyful summers.
From the film to the catwalks. In 1939, in the film "The Wizard of Oz" Judy Garland wears a dress in light-blue vichy, and then also Katherine Hepburn in "The Philadephia story". From then on, the vichy pattern becomes a must-have in the style icons' wardrobe, like Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot that in 1959 was the protagonist of the Elle France cover picture wearing a wedding gown in pink and white vichy with her husband Jacque Charrier.
- THE HANGISI BY MANOLO BLAHNIK
Speaking of weddings: who can forget the wonderful blue Hangisi worn by Sarah Jessica Parker, Carrie Bradshaw in Sex & The City film (2008)?
- LEATHER JACKET
In the collective imagination, this biker jacket is linked to Fonzie in Happy Days. With a pair of blue jeans and a white t-shirt, he embodies the perfect stereotype of the greaser as the symbol of a '50s young lifestyle: a group of young people with a "misspent youth" represented by James Dean in the role of Jim Stark, symbol of a civilization in decline among motorbikes and Rock 'n' Roll.
- THE AVIATOR SUNGLASSES BY RAYBAN
Where did you see them and when did they become a cult? Obviously, worn by the handsome Tom Cruise in Top Gun (1986).
- MOM FIT JEANS
Usually '90s-inspired, they are the jeans worn by Donna, Brenda, Kelly, Andrea, Monica, Phoebe, Rachel and all the protagonists of the tv series Beverly Hills 90210 and Friends.
- THE TRENCH COAT
It was 1879 when Thomas Burberry invented the trench coat in gabardine, a waterproof fabric patented in 1888. Half raincoat and half military coat, it was used in military campaigns and then become a piece of civil clothing.
This go-to item of every men's and women's casual wardrobe is also famous thanks for actors like Humphrey Bogart in "Casablanca", Alain Delon, George Peppard and Peter Sellers in "The Pink Panther". Just to name a few.
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