The 1960s and 1970s are considered by some to be the golden years of horror films. Carefully written story lines (that don’t rely on gore), beautiful cinematography and impeccable wardrobe all contributed to making these titles some of the most iconic horror films ever. Every fall, fans revisit these films as cult ritual, catching something new each time. We highlighted some incredible style moments, even in the most terrifying scenes.
1. Psycho (1960)
Structured button downs and A-line dresses.
2. The Birds (1963)
Bad bitch alert.
3. Wait Until Dark (1967)
Knee high boots and a turtle neck, a classic Autumn look.
4. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
The perfect trench paired with the perfect pixie cut.
5. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Another perfect trench.
6. The Vampire Lovers (1970)
7. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
Denim, halters & no bra.
8. Jaws (1975)
More denim. Is that a Mumford Son?
8. Carrie (1976)
High waisted shorts. Athleisure.
9. Halloween (1978)
Sweater vests and monochromatic looks.
10. Alien (1979)
Jacket goals. Squad goals.
So if you’re still struggling to find the perfect Halloween look, look no further.