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A whole decade can be summed up by its movies, whether it be through politics, dialogue, set design, or our topic for August, fashion. While defining a time, fashion in the movies also has a special way of transcending time, inspiring designers, trends, and fashionistas/fashionistos alike for years to come. Even beyond their original films, there is clothing that just stays with us – in popular culture, and in our ideas of style personified.

Here are six fashions from the movies that do just that.

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This month Toronto Film Scene is unzipping the mystery surrounding Fashion in Film. Who are the people behind the clothing choices, where  in Toronto do they shop and what are some examples of great costuming? We’ll also check in with CAFTCAD,  revisit  the relationship between Edith Head and Alfred Hitchcock and look at films that have inspired fashion trends.