“movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.” // w. disney

if the ideals and objectives toward normal adulthood were sex, drugs and rock n’roll, old walt would’ve had a really valid point. since common sense and you know, morals come in to play more often than not, it’s simpler to view films as they truly are: a representation of life, but with a thick coating of fiction and a healthy dose of editing, (which, unfortunately, we do not reap the benefits of in real life.) yet with fiction, comes a great muse for our lives out here in non-fictionland. namely – the visual. interiors, exteriors, and posteriors – the clothes you choose to express yourself with. something in a movie speaks volumes to you and those images end up playing a bigger role in your everyday than just the two hours spent in a darkened theatre, futilely wiping the buttery-popcorn sheen off your fingers – or, if you were anything like some people i knew, making out…

blowup

quadrophenia

prettyinpink

theroyaltenenbaums

→ source : blow up by michelangelo antonioni // no self-respecting mod would deny this film’s place in their sartorial history.

→ source : quadrophenia by the who // we are the mods, we are the mods, we are the mods, ad infinitum…

→ source : pretty in pink by john hughes  // i am a child of the 80s. duckie was perfect, andie was a styling genius.

→ source : the royal tenenbaums by wes anderson // one word: margot.

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