8 Classic Movie Characters That Shaped Beauty Looks Forever

Audrey Hepburn
Sadie Archibald

Lifestyle Writer

May 17, 2022

You’re watching your all-time favourite film Breakfast At Tiffany’s, and lapping up every tiny aspect of how Audrey Hepburn appears. From her long lashes, coiffed hairstyle to her stiletto heels, she has been perfectly styled to capture our attention. Unlike magazines and photos, movies allow us to study the likes of iconic Audrey and other beauty legends in motion and be inspired by their onscreen glamour.

Here’s eight eye-catching stars from the world’s best loved films that helped shaped beauty looks forever.

Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffanys

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Audrey Hepburn tops the list. With her gorgeous up-do bun, sleek black dress and pearls, Hepburn is considered a classic beauty icon and has certainly defined a beauty look that has lasted for generations.

Julia Roberts In Pretty Women

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The gorgeous Julia Roberts’ voluminous hair and striking red pants suit is a beauty look that makes a refreshing contrast to the usual dress or sleek fine hair. Her height and dark features is a striking look which won Julia a legion of fans.

Robin Wright From Forrest Gump

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The free-spirited Jenny played by Robin Wright in Forrest Gump embodies the hippie look of the 60s. Jenny has a very natural and cute look with little makeup and bangs. This look is making a return on at music festival by fun-loving millennials.

Zoe Kravitz In High Fidelity

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Zoe Kravitz look in High Fidelity does edgy glamour well with her long dread locks and dark eye liner. She is an icon for the bohemian look wearing earthy colours and a leather bag.

Margot Robbie in Wolf of Wall St

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Margot Robbie is HOT HOT HOT in Wolf of Wall St and more recently Blonde Bombshell. With her platinum blonde hair, pink clothes and bright blue eyes, she appears the perfect princess.

Brooke Shields in Blue Lagoon

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Wild and free with her olive skin and dark unruly hair, Brooke Shields captured a youthful and natural look in the movie classic, Blue Lagoon.

Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction

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Mia Wallace, Uma Thurman’s fiesty character in Pulp Fiction, has dangerous sex appeal. Her luscious rosey lips and glossy black hair are highly seductive.

Jennifer Aniston In He’s Just Not That Into You

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Jennifer Aniston is the classic girl next door. Her golden hair, olive skin and sparkling blue eyes portray a look that is friendly and approachable.


By Sadie Archibald

Lifestyle Writer

Sadie Archibald is a lifestyle writer for The Carousel. Sadie recently finished a course in graphic design and is now writing for both The Carousel and Women Love Tech.



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