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The made-for-TV reboot of Rosemary’s Baby is upon us! There’s no way this new mini series will even hold a spooky flickering candle to the original Roman Polanski film, but it’s exciting nonetheless. In honor of this televised spectacle of horror, I’ve put together 10 looks inspired by some classic horror movies.

1) The Birds (1963)The Birds - Tippi Hedren

Play homage to Alfred Hitchcock’s inspired thriller by going overboard with bird prints and bird shaped accessories. I chose black flats because they’re both a classic and comparatively easier to run (away from birds) in than heels.

The Birds

2) The Bad Seed (1956)the bad seed fashion

Rhoda is among the creepiest characters in cinema history! She’s creepy, evil and absolutely fabulous in her glamorous sunglasses, prim dresses and tap shoes.

The Bad Seed

3) The Shining (1980)the shining fashion

Channel Jack Nicholson in Kubrick’s classic in plaid and red. You could also buy one or two blatantly Shining inspired sweaters that are ready-made and really cute (pssst, I pre-ordered the cardigan from the 237 collection).

The Shining

The Shining by theglossjoanna 

4) Frankenstein (1931)frankenstein fashion

Frankenstein’s monster has such classic style. What’s more versatile and flattering than all black everything paired with a chunky shoe? Add studded accessories like bolt earrings to round out the look without mutilating yourself.


5) The Wolf Man (1941)wolfman fashion

Personally, I think Lon Chaney made for a kind of hunky Wolf Man. Silver, faux fur and moons will hint at lycanthropy without being too overt.

The Wolf Man

6) Berserk (1967)berserk fashion joan crawford

Berserk might not be Joan Crawford’s best movie, but this circus thriller dazzling watch and campy as all get out. I heard the next American Horror Story installment will be about a traveling circus. Knowing Ryan Murphy’s style, the season will pay tribute to Berserk and to Freaks (1932), another classic.

7) Psycho (1960)Psycho fashion
Norman Bates in his murderous mother-drag outfit looked surprisingly put together. Copy his look in a granny dress, menswear inspired shoes and blood red lipstick. Respect mother’s skeleton with a skull accessory.
8) Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962)whatever happened to baby jane fashion
This is one of my top five favorite films of all time. It has the eeriest twist! The creep factor in Baby Jane comes from what’s referred to as “the horror of anachronism.” It’s awful spooky to see Bette Davis dressed up like a little girl, but I bet you can do it in a fashionable and not terrifying way.
Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?
9) The Mummy (1932)the mummy fashion
Curse anyone who doesn’t adore a breezy, gauzy, all-white Mummy inspired outfit. Sunglasses and a white turban channel old Hollywood stars and cover up a decaying mummy-face.
The Mummy
10) Rosemary’s Baby (1968)Mia Farrow in "Rosemary´s Baby"
Giving off a Mia Farrow as Rosemary Woodhouse vibe is as easy as matching innocence with mod style.  Trapeze dresses or vintage nighties, mary janes and peter pan collars should do the trick. Don’t forget your tannis root necklace.
Rosemary's Baby
Now tell me, what’s your favorite scary movie?
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