romance

David from The Lobster

David is the main character from the A24 film The Lobster, and is played by Colin Farrel. The Lobster is set in a dystopian society where people have to get into a relationship within 45 days or they are transformed into an animal of their choice. We follow David throughout the film as he struggles to find someone to be with despite his quiet personality.

To dress like David, wear a black poncho with a green raincoat or a navy blue blazer, blue shirt, and navy striped tie.

Maddie Kelly from Irish Wish

Maddie is a character from the new rom-com film Irish Wish, and is played by Lindsay Lohan. Maddie finds herself in Ireland as she travels to attend her friend’s wedding. She makes a wish and wakes up as the bride-to-be.

Maddie’s wardrobe is a very fun and colorful one with lots of spring colors. To dress like Maddie wear a yellow knit sweater, a tweed dress with a green waist belt, or a multicolored plaid dress layered with a lighter wash blue denim jacket, cropped at the waist.

Chloe from Pitch Perfect

Chloe is a character from the 2012 film Pitch Perfect, and is played by Brittany Snow. Pitch Perfect is a comedy that follows Beca, a college student that joins the all-girls singing group at her school called The Bellas who take on the rival all-male group in competition.

Chloe is one of the co-leaders of The Barden Bellas. To dress like the first look we see her in, wear a blue plaid printed sleeveless dress. To dress like the iconic stage uniform of the Bella’s, wear a navy cardigan over a white button shirt, navy pencil skirt, and a yellow printed scarf worn around the neck.

Julie from The Worst Person in the World

Julie is the main character in the film The Worst Person in the World, and is played by Renate Reinsve. The film follows Julie for four years as she navigates life and love. She has a very simple, realistic but flattering wardrobe that can be easily recreated.

One look is a white jumpsuit that is short sleeved, and wraps in the front. Another is a simple and timeless black satin dress that has a straight neck that drapes at the front and spaghetti straps. And finally, the one we see on the cover in the impressive running scene is a navy blue button down shirt, khaki shorts, and white sneakers with red and blue detail.

Hae Sung from Past Lives

Hae Sung is a character from the romance-drama film Past Lives, and is played by Teo Yoo. Past Lives follows two childhood friends named Hae Sung and Nora who were separated when Nora’s family emigrated from South Korea. For a week they are reunited as they contemplate what life could’ve been if different choices were made.

The costumes in this film are simple ones but intentional. To dress like Hae Sung, stick to a blue color palette, button down shirts, and different colored pants or jeans, like his maroon jeans. He also carries a backpack and wears sneakers.

Ben from Anyone But You

Anyone But You is a new comedy/romance film directed by Will Gluck, and stars Sydney Sweeney as Bea and alongside her, Glen Powell as Ben. In the film, we follow the two characters as they have a successful first date that quickly turns upside down. They later unexpectedly run into each other at a wedding in Australia and pretend to be the perfect couple together.

Ben’s suit is perfect for summer and can easily be recreated. This look consists of a cream linen blazer, cream linen dress pants, a white button-down shirt, and boat/ deck shoes in a brown color.

Bea from Anyone But You

Anyone But You is a new comedy/romance film directed by Will Gluck, and stars Sydney Sweeney as Bea and alongside her, Glen Powell as Ben. In the film, we follow the two characters as they have a successful first date that quickly turns upside down. They later unexpectedly run into each other at a wedding in Australia and pretend to be the perfect couple together.

Bea has two recognizable dress looks that can easily be recreated. One is a blue satin maxi dress with a draped neckline, and another is a pink maxi and flowy formal dress. She pairs both of these dresses with silver heels.

Nora from Past Lives

Nora is a character from the romance-drama film Past Lives, and is played by Greta Lee. Past Lives follows two childhood friends named Hae Sung and Nora who were separated when Nora’s family emigrated from South Korea. For a week they are reunited as they contemplate what life could’ve been if different choices were made.

The costumes in this film are simple ones but intentional. To dress like Nora Lee, wear a white button down shirt, wide leg khaki pants, white running shoes, and a black bag. Another look is a navy blue printed blouse.

Hadley Sullivan from Love at First Sight

Hadley Sullivan is from the new Netflix film Love at First Sight, and is played by Haley Lu Richardson. Love at First Sight follows Hadley and Oliver who are on the same flight from New York to London and fall in love with each other on the plane. They lose each other at customs and try throughout the film to find eachother again.

Hadley wears trendy and casual outfits, as well as a formal dress, all in warm colors. In one look she wears an orange crop top, with a red sports bra or tank top underneath with stacked silver necklaces. The most iconic look from the film however, is an all red dress which can be recreated with a red velvet tank top, a red layered tulle skirt, a petticoat to add volume, and don’t forget a pair of green Nike sneakers.

Mia Dolan from La La Land

Mia Dolan from La La Land

In La La Land, Mia Dolan (Emma Stone) is a struggling Los Angeles-based actress, whose path seems to keep crossing with that of Sebastian Wilder, a struggling jazz pianist. After enough coincidental encounters, a song, and a dance, they allow their lives to intertwine a bit more voluntarily. Below, I’ll show you how to recreate Mia’s iconic outfit from the movie posters, which she wears while dancing with Sebastian after a long walk on foot to find her missing car keys.

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