Cinematic interpretations of literature or the historical past are known for their awesome costumes. This past year, for example, who can forget the dainty costumes of the Southern belles of “The Help,” or badass digital hacker Lisbeth Salander in “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo?” According to a WSJ article, apparently, we’re not the only ones admiring on screen costumes. Designers are looking to our favorite Oscar movies this year for inspiration in creating some of their respective Spring 2012 pieces. Notable looks include Lisbeth Salander-inspired wear (courtesy of the House of Mugler) and Marilyn Monroe’s (via Michelle Williams) iconic blonde bombshell fashion (by Raf Simon for Jil Sander).
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