In the mood for love (2000)
Director: Wong Kar Wai
Wong Kar Wai’s cult classic about love and passion in sultry and sophisticated streets of Hong Kong. This melancholy tale of love and loneliness is a must see for every cinema enthusiast without any doubts. Director’s take on portraying main protagonist, Maggie Cheung, in figure-hugging Cheongsam dresses is one of unforgettable scenes in the movie.
In the mood for figure hugging dresses & sultry mood Dots team would suggest to check out our dresses : Crumpled Off-white dress & Sleeveless Sparkle Dress
A Single Man (2009) & Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Director: Tom Ford
When One of the most influential & stylish men directs a movie, it’s already very interesting to watch, A single man is Tom Ford’s debut in cinematography but you would never feel it watching it & and more importantly you can never get bored. Cast consists of Colin firth, Model Jon Kortajarena & Julianne Moore, all of them giving an elegant, nuanced and sophisticated performance.
While Nocturnal Animals, second film of Ford, shows the directors love to Film-Noir classics, and redhead Amy Adams is undoubtedly rocking Tom Ford’s design creations.
Two of those movies are a must watch for anyone interested in Fashion & Cinematography.
In the mood for both of the movies, and structured and sophisticated look the costumes in each of them have, dots Team would suggest to check out our selection of white classy shirts: Sparkle Top & Gold Detailed Shirt
The handmaiden (2016)
Director: Park Chan-Wook
You can rarely find a thriller that can make you forget to blink while watching. The story follows two young women in a patriarchal society of Japanese occupied South Korea.
Apart from classical outfits and interiors that you will see, it also has a very interesting plot, filled with nuances. The movie is also interesting in terms of understanding how costume design can show progress of the character and can add more layers to the storytelling itself.
In the mood for the handmaiden costume dots suggests to review our new collection pencil skirts & blazers:
Gray Fitted Blazer & Asymmetrical Buttoned Skirt & Crumpled up pencil skirt
To Catch a Thief (1955)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
It’s a cult classic of Alfred Hitchcock’s filmography and if you are in the mood to watch something old school and classy this might definitely be a pick for you! Grace Kelly gives a lovely performance walking around in cocktail dresses & gowns.
In the mood for the Grace Kelly inspired look you could check out selection of dresses from Dots:
Scarf Neck Sparkle Dress & Peach Dress & Long Neck Evening Dress
A bigger Splash (2015)
Director: Luca Guadagino
A bigger splash is a remake of cult classic La Piscine by Luca Guadagino, Luca has already earned a name for himself as one of the most interesting stylish directors of time with his hit adaptation Call me by your name in 2017. Bigger splash would make you anticipate Island life and summer but more importantly it would make you feel part of a holiday with protagonists.
Tilda Swinton’s remarkably laid back Dior outfits designed by Raf Simons, consisting of cut out shirt dresses and easy to wear jumpsuits will leave you in awe of effortless chic. “In the beginning, we had a color palette and beautifully controlled costumes, but we decided to throw all of that away and have the pieces look like something thrown into a suitcase,” costume designer Giulia Piersanti Vogue Magazine in 2016.
In the mood for Swinton’s outfit dots suggest to check out following items: Dress with cut out Waist & Jumpsuit with front pockets.