"Rear Window" is such a fantastic film, and the filmy tulle skirt on this dreamy dress, designed by costumer Edith Head, is one of the eyecandy highlights (Jimmy Stewart being the other). Wanting to channel your own inner 50s model/socialite (Kelly's character in the movie)? You're in luck! Many fashion designers are currently marching to a mid-century beat, including Alberta Ferretti with this glamorous many-layered tulle skirt (the most important part nailing of this look) and Donna Karan (the black ballet'esque bodysuit). To avoid looking too costume'y, forgo the white wrap, pearl choker and pearl bracelets of the original, and keep everything planted squarely in this millenium by switching out Grace's dainty footwear for a harder-edged heel. Finish off with a ladylike clutch (we LOVE this two-tone Bally "Redgrave"), a chic, off-white floral-applique cardi (by Valentino)and, in a nod to the striking floral embellishment on the original skirt, a waist-cinching belt (Lanvin) decorated with a single, eyecatching flower.
The perfect ensemble for spying on a murderer...or to catch a thief!
Here's where to snag the look:
Lanvin Flower-embellished belt (available at NET-A-PORTER)
Burberry Prorsum multi-strap leather sandals (available at NET-A-PORTER)
Bally Redgrave leather-trimmed canvas clutch (available at NET-A-PORTER)
- Lesley Scott
(Grace Kelly pic: source)