The world follows Hollywood movies and the television industry. We not only love the movies and shows, we even look with interest at what the stars are wearing and follow the latest fashion trends. Sometimes it becomes a rage too, like the red dress of Marilyn Monroe or the hairstyle of Elvis Presley.
But did you know that the sweater trend is hot in Hollywood as well? From Jeff Bridges to Jackie Kennedy to Sharon Stone to Alicia Silverstone, and others, many of our favorite stars from the movies and television world have been often seen wearing some very attractive knitwear. Many of their outfits have become iconic as well. Sweaters are more than just cozy cold weather essentials. They have certainly made a dent into the world of entertainment.
Let us now look at some of the most memorable fashion moments from television and the movies.
Audrey Hepburn’s Turtleneck
Audrey Hepburn was seen wearing this loose turtleneck in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which went on to become a critically acclaimed movie. Audrey played Holly Golightly in this 1961 released movie.
Alicia Silverstone’s Sweater Vest
The teen romance film Clueless was released in 1995. It featured Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Stacy Dash, and Stacy Dash in prominent roles. Clueless went on to become a huge commercial success. Alicia’s sweater vest became a huge hit with the masses too.
The Sweater of Jennifer Beals in Flashdance
Actress Jennifer Beals was seen wearing a very attractive cut-off shoulder sweater in Flashdance, released in 1983. The movie received negative reviews from critics, but it went on to become a big commercial success. It grossed more than $100 million at the box office worldwide. Beals looked good in her sweater dress here.
The Cardigan of Olivia Newton John in Grease
It was a classic performance by Olivia Newton John in Grease of 1978. This comedy, teen film was a big success too. The movie also featured John Travolta and Jeff Conaway. The yellow cardigan she was seen in eventually became an iconic dress.
Orange Turtleneck of Velma in Scooby-Doo
Velma Dinkley, a fictional character in Scooby-Doo was seen wearing this orange turtleneck. The animated franchisee was originally broadcast in 1969-70, but remains popular till this day with many re-runs. Many movies have been made too, with the most recent “Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold” to be released in 2018. Velma is seen wearing this turtleneck both in the animations and the movies.
Sharon Stone Sweater in Basic Instinct
Basic Instinct of 1992 was a very controversial but highly acclaimed movie. It was nominated for 2 Academy Awards, and received nominations from around the world as well. Sharon Stone played the role of a writer here, and was seen wearing this knitted sweater in many scenes in this erotic thriller.
The Print Cardigan of Jeff Bridges
The Big Lebowski is a British-American comedy crime film of 1998. Jeff “the dude” Lebowski was seen wearing this print chunky cardigan in many scenes of the neo-noir crime and black comedy movie.