20 Iconic Fashion Moments in French New Wave Cinema

French New Wave fashion has never gone out of style. Rodarte’s Laura Mulleavy has dubbed Jean Seberg’s Herald Tribune tee in Breathless “[the shirt] which everyone that I’ve ever known has always wanted.” Anna Karina’s sophisticated cat-eye is still enviable more than 50 years later. And it’s impossible to see Breton stripes without thinking of the Nouvelle Vague. The style icons of French New Wave cinema made outerwear cool, gave a wide headband the chic edge it was missing, and proved menswear often looked better on women.