The Best Style Moments of ’60s & ’70s Horror Films

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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.

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Photo courtesy of www.movpins.com

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Photo courtesy of www.imurr.com

2. The Birds (1963)

Bad bitch alert.

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Photo courtesy of Classic.me

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Photo courtesy of Classiq.me

3. Wait Until Dark (1967)

Knee high boots and a turtle neck, a classic Autumn look.

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Photo courtesy of www.fanpop.com

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Photo courtesy of www.doctormacro.com

4. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

The perfect trench paired with the perfect pixie cut.

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Photo courtesy of www.wheresthejump.com

5. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Another perfect trench.

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Photo courtesy of www.grimmlifecollective.com

6. The Vampire Lovers (1970)

Boho chic.

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Photo courtesy of www.moviestillsdb.com

7. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Denim, halters & no bra.

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8. Jaws (1975)

More denim. Is that a Mumford Son?

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8. Carrie (1976)

High waisted shorts. Athleisure.

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Photo courtesy of www.rellimzone.com

9. Halloween (1978)

Sweater vests and monochromatic looks.

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10. Alien (1979)

Jacket goals. Squad goals.

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Photo courtesy of www.gorestruly.com

 

So if you’re still struggling to find the perfect Halloween look, look no further.

 

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