fashion film makeover

You have to see this artist’s amazing high fashion film makeovers

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  • The Mean Girls one is epic

    Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a good movie makeover? From Vivian in Pretty Woman to Mia in The Princess Diaries and Laney in She’s All That, we live for a good fashion montage.

    Now an illustrator and designer has taken things to a whole new level by giving our favourite movie characters an haute couture makeover worthy of The Devil Wears Prada.

    Benjamin Seidler’s Instagram feed is full of movie stills, but not as you know them, because he’s photoshopped catwalk designs onto everyone, and it’s a veritable feast for the eyes.

    "We only carry sizes one, three and #dior" in my new ?✂️??? Mean Girls #collage

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    To give you a bit of context, he’s decked the whole bridesmaids crew in Balenciaga, and put Dior’s ‘We should all be feminists’ t-shirt on Regina George from Mean Girls. To be fair, we think she needed it. Being bitchy to other girls is so not cool.

    Meanwhile, Clueless’ Cher and Dionne work out in Chanel, Prada and Mary Katrantzou, while Bridget Jones totally rocks Balmain at that tarts and vicars party.

    Went to see @bridgetjonesbaby last night and I ? so here is my Bridget it #Balmain #collage (again) ✂️???

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    Even male characters get the high end treatment, and you just have to see Chris Pratt in Missoni and Gucci. We think Jurassic Park would’ve turned out very different if he’d worn that.

    #fb to Carrie Bradshaw in @commedesgarcons testing looks for the Met gala in a #collage ?✂️? I made for @industriemag

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    Needless to say, we’re highly addicted, and we’re not the only ones, considering Benjamin has 16.9k followers. No doubt it’s because a lot of thought goes into the process that goes into it, it’s not about putting a character in any old random dress from the catwalk.

    He explained to Vogue, ‘The brands have to reflect something about the movie and at the same time look totally out of place. So for my Legally Blonde collage, I first put Elle in Chanel, but that looked too much like what the character might actually wear, so I found the Comme [des Garcons] look and it felt like it made sense because it was pink but different. The perception of the fashion and the film is altered. I’ve watched every episode of Sex and the City at least 20 times and can recite them word for word. The collages are a way for me to keep the series and films I like current.’

    And he’s write. Carrie would totally wear Comme Des Garçons.

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