Amelie is a shy waitress living in Paris, who finds pleasure in the simple things in life like skipping rocks and cracking the hard shell on creme brûlée. She decides to improve the lives of others around her after she finds a keepsake box in her apartment. Little did she know she’d end up helping herself by finding love!
Marcel Marceau is one of the best known mimes in the world, who became famous through his persona Bip the Clown. Though he kept things simple with his black and white attire and color coordinated makeup, he liked to accessorize with a top hat embellished with a red flower.
Daft Punk are French electronica duo Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. At least as far as we know. It’s been said that on September 9, 1999 the sampler in their studio exploded and they were reborn as robots.
Most people remember Andre the Giant for his role in The Princess Bride. For wrestling fans he is a major part of WWF history. A magnificent presence on his own, Andre didn’t need a flashy costume to stand out in the ring. While you may not be able to pull off the height, you can replicate his look with a black singlet, though you should cut one strap off if you want to be authentic.
In The City of Lost Children, strong man One, played by a French speaking Ron Perlman, is in a desperate hunt to find his captured little brother. During his journey he runs into Miette who agrees to help him track down the youngster. Despite his gentle demeanor and cozy fisherman sweater, One’s strength of spirit, along with some impressive muscles, helps to rescue all of the captured children.
In order to be leading a pack of street urchins you need to dress the part. Miette, played by Judith Vittet, does this with a lot of courage and in an exceptional outfit. While you might not be able to get the same clothes that designer Jean Paul Gaultier made for The City of Lost Children you can replicate it with a sailor style pullover, red jumper, and curls
Even if you can’t afford to take a trip to France, you can at least look like one of its most fashionable exports. Get into some mischief with a Peter Pan collared dress and a straw hat, and soon enough you’ll feel like you’re traipsing about Paris.