Movie Inspiration: The Devil Wears Prada

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Devil Wears Prada Movie Poster

Official Movie Poster

If you love fashion, chances are you have seen The Devil Wears Prada.

The film follows Andrea "Andy" Sachs, a young college graduate who is oblivious to the fashion world but lands a job working for Miranda, the editor-in-chief of Runway magazine. Andy is unwelcomed by her more fashion-forward coworkers, but the mag's art director, Nigel, steps in to help her better fit in among others in the world of fashion.

Throughout the movie, Andy tackles the demanding tasks given by Miranda while also developing a better understanding of fashion along the way. Andy becomes more immersed in the fashion world, and also experiences the strain her job has on her personal life and relationships.

This flick is filled with so many chic outfits that it was difficult to pick just a few looks to focus on for this post! Although it was hard, I narrowed it down to three outfits worn by Andy (Anne Hathaway) and one ensemble worn by her unwelcoming coworker Emily (Emily Blunt). Scroll down to see all four looks:

The Transformation

Devil Wears Prada Transformation

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This is one of the first looks Andy wore after Nigel helped her with her "transformation." Andy swapped her cerulean blue sweater for a trendy ensemble that mixed neturals, which even earned her a rare smile from Miranda.

Devil Wears Prada Transformation Outfit

Dress, Earrings, Bag, Necklace, Boots, Coat, Tights

Recreate Andy's post-makeover look by sprucing up a navy blue shift dress with a layered necklace. Next, add a black trench coat, a pair of black knee-high boots, and semi-sheer black tights. Incorporate that third neutral hue with a roomy brown handbag. Lastly, accessorize with a pair of classic gold hoop earrings.

The White Coat

Devil Wears Prada White Coat

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Although this next outfit was only worn briefly in the movie, it is one of the most iconic looks from the film. This chic ensemble embraces whites and creams, which gives this outfit an ultra-chic and modern vibe.

Devil Wears Prada White Outfit

CoatGloves, DressHatBagHeels

Get this look by pairing an LBD with a gorgeous white coat. Complement the coat with a white satchel, and if you want to full-on embrace Andy's outfit, a pair of lacy white gloves. Grab a schoolboy-style hat and a pair of navy ankle-strap heels to complete the outfit.

The Gala

Devil Wears Prada Black Dress

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Andy wore this sophisticated and elegant ensemble to a benefit gala. If you have a fancy wedding or event to attend, or just want to dress to the nines on a night out, this look is for you.

Devil Wears Prada Fashoin Outfit

DressBagEarringsHeels, Rings, Hair Pin

For a similar outfit, seek out a black maxi dress that has lace detailing. Dress up the look with an embellished clutch and heeled sandals. Choose sophisticated jewelry, like these circular earrings and a matching gold bangle. Finally, mimic Andy's hair accessory with an elegant flower hair pin.

Emily

Devil Wears Prada Emily

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This last outfit is inspired by Emily, who was not keen on having the less fashion-driven Andy as a coworker. Although her ensemble seems trendy and complicated, you can easily snag her look by pairing together some basic (but not bland) pieces.

Devil Wears Prada Emily Outfit

JacketSkirtTop, Shoes, NecklaceBelt

Start with a gray tank or tee tucked into a fitted black skirt; this one has a trendy asymmetrical hemline that Emily would definitely approve of.

Her bolero jacket is pretty avant garde, so for a more wearable look choose a moto jacket that's just as edgy. Continue the edgy vibe with a tassel necklace and a matching silver chain belt. Sleek black stilettos are the perfect finishing touch to this outfit.

What are your thoughts?

Have you seen The Devil Wears Prada? What do you think of the film and the inspired outfits above? We would love to read your answers in a comment below!