Inspired by... The Talented Mr. Ripley

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Fashion from The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley is one of my favorite movies of all times for so many reasons... one of them being its overwhelming visual appeal. Everything in this movie is beautiful - from the actors, to the background, to the outfits!

Gwyneth Paltrow's look in this movie is very feminine and beachy, with a touch of old school prepster mixed in. She throws basic pieces together with vintage inspired ones to create a look that is laid-back and completely pulled together at the same time.

I've put together four outfits so that you can try this look for yourself!

The Outfits

Outfit 1: A day on the beach

Vintage-inspired bikinis are a great way to channel the Talented Mr. Ripley look. Prints like nautical stripes and classic polka dots in colors like peach and navy blue give the vintage bikinis a bit of Gwyneth's classically preppy look.

Fashion from The Talented Mr. Ripley

Confetti dot bikini: jcrew.com, Wayfarer sunglasses: girlprops.com, Spalla sandals, aldoshoes.com, Stripes and lines two-piece: anthropologie.com

Outfit 2: A morning at the market

This look is totally effortless, yet still preppy and put-together. A timeless white button-down shirt works well with pleated shorts and pretty sandals. A simple clutch with a woven look goes with the shoes to tie everything together.

Fashion Inspiration: The Talented Mr. Ripley

Roll sleeve Margot shirt: target.com, Marina cuffed short: forever21.com, Hinge clutch weave: target.com, Studded ray peep toes: anthropologie.com

Outfit 3: Afternoon coffee

Gwyneth's look in the movie was very nautical and preppy - plenty of sea-inspired details, white, pastel colors, and timeless classics. This look perfectly sums up that vibe. A kelly green a-line skirt is classic yet fun, while an anchor-print tee has that nautical vibe. Classic white keds seamlessly transition from the tennis court to the yacht, while tortoiseshell ray-ban glasses are quintessentially preppy-chic. Once again, I finished this look off with a very Gwyneth-esque woven bag.

How to dress like Gwyneth Paltrow in the Talented Mr. Ripley

Short sleeve v-neck slub tee: target.com, Flocked skirt: tulle4us.com, Risky business glasses: fredflare.com, Latico mini woven wristlet: endless.com, Champion canvas white Keds: keds.com

Outfit 4: Dinner on the terrace

For the final look, I paired a vintage-inspired dress with a few fun pieces for an outfit that channels the movie without being costumey. The nautical color palette is still at play here - a pleated blue dress is paired with a tan cardigan and chic nude pumps. For an even stronger nautical vibe, I added some fun anchor earrings and a marine-inspired charm bracelet to finish things off.

Gwyneth Paltrow's style in The Talented Mr. Ripley

Knitted long cardigan: topshop.com, Nine West Rocha pumps: zappos.com, Acres of Indigo shirtdress: anthropologie.com, Anchor earrings: girlprops.com, Nautical charm bracelet: betseyjohnson.com

What do you think?

Are you inspired by the fashion in The Talented Mr. Ripley? Would you channel Gwyneth's look in the film with your own outfits? Do you have any other outfit ideas? Leave a comment and tell us!