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Where Have I Seen That Outfit?

Every so often, a movie or television show depicts a character in an outfit that becomes iconic. It probably isn’t the intention of most filmmakers to inspire fashion revolutions with their works, but the makers of “Flashdance” probably didn’t mind when America’s teenage girls started blowing their entire allowances on legwarmers.

Not every movie or television show can achieve such a feat on that kind of scale, but many try, with varying degrees of success. What follows is a list of those that made an article of clothing famous, made characters famous for fashion sense, or managed some combination of the two. Read ahead to see which ones made the list.

By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 21 May 2012

20th Century Fox