‘PRETTY IN PINK’: REVISITING THE STYLE OF AN 80’S CLASSIC

Author:fashion Posted:2017-10-7 16:56 Saturday Categories:Other Brands

Pretty in Pink movie styleDiscover fashion from the 80’s movie ‘Pretty in Pink’

Written by John Hughes and directed by Howard Deutch, the 1986 movie ‘Pretty in Pink’ continues to be a classic. The film follows the story of Andie (Molly Ringwald), who grows up on the poor side of town. She has a crush on the rich kid Blane (Andrew McCarthy), and Andie must choose between him and her childhood friend Duckie (John Cryer).

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Through it all, the film features a view of 1980’s teen fashion with a cool New Wave soundtrack. One of the most iconic style moments from the film comes courtesy of a prom scene where Andie shows up in a pink dress she made herself. So what was the story behind the iconic look? Costume designerMarilyn Vance sewed two dresses together to make the polka dot embellished piece. For more casual style, Andie embraced oversized proportions and playful accessories such brooches, earrings and hats. Discover more 1980’s fashion from ‘Pretty in Pink’ below.


PRETTY IN PINK MOVIE STYLE

Pretty in Pink movie poster with actors Andrew McCarthy, Molly Ringwald and John Cryer‘Pretty in Pink’ movie poster with actors Andrew McCarthy, Molly Ringwald and John CryerPretty in Pink (1986) DVD cover‘Pretty in Pink’ (1986) DVD cover
The cast of Pretty in Pink: Andrew McCarthy, Molly Ringwald and John CryerThe cast of ‘Pretty in Pink’: Andrew McCarthy, Molly Ringwald and John CryerMolly Ringwald as Andie in Pretty in Pink. Her 1980's style was influenced by vintage finds. Molly Ringwald as Andie. Her 1980’s style was influenced by vintage finds.Still of John Cryer serenading Molly Ringwald with Try a Little Tenderness by Otis ReddingStill of John Cryer serenading Molly Ringwald with ‘Try a Little Tenderness’ by Otis ReddingAndrew McCarthy (Blaine) and Molly Ringwald (Andie) go on their first date together. Molly wears a grey jacket and skirt with a lace top.Andrew McCarthy (Blaine) and Molly Ringwald (Andie) go on their first date together. Molly wears a grey jacket and skirt with a lace top.Molly Ringwald wears the famous pink prom dress for 'Pretty in Pink' still.Molly Ringwald wears the famous pink prom dress in ‘Pretty in Pink’ still.Andrew McCarthy (Blane) wears white relaxed suit in the 1980's filmAndrew McCarthy (Blane) wears white relaxed suit in the 1980’s filmStatement hats were on trend in the rage in the 1980's. Molly Ringwald (Andie) wears a pink hat, floral embroidered earrings and sweater for 'Pretty in Pink'.Statement hats were on trend in the rage in the 1980’s. Molly Ringwald (Andie) wears a pink hat, floral embroidered earrings and sweate.James Spader chats up Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink stillJames Spader chats up Molly Ringwald in ‘Pretty in Pink’ still.Annie Pots (Iona) wears a black  latex looking dress and punk inspired, spiked up hairdoAnnie Pots (Iona) wears a black latex looking dress and punk inspired, spiked up hairdoAnother image of Andie's prom dress in Pretty in Pink featuring an open shoulder and polka dot print.Another image of Andie’s prom dress in ‘Pretty in Pink’ featuring an open shoulder and polka dot print.

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