Perhaps the most famous and sartorially dressed android in cinema history, Sean Young’s Rachel Tyrell is like 40’s Film Noir Heroine in an Alexander McQueen dress and most definitely gets her man.
Deckard: “Shakes? Me too. I get ’em bad. It’s part of the business.”
Rachael: “I’m not in the business… I AM the business.”
Bladerunner 1982, directed by Ridley Scott, starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Heyer, Daryl Hannah, Edward James Olmos and Joanna Cassidy.
Love, ambiguity and style in a Paris Hotel Room. Hotel Chevalier 2007, short film written and directed by Wes Anderson, starring Natalie Portman and Jason Schwartzman.
Unlike the original character in Less Than Zero, the Bret Easton Ellis novel about rich, disaffected youth in the early 80’s, the Jami Gertz version of Blair was raven haired, ruby lipped and wore what I’m guessing was a lot of Azzedine Alaïa. The kind of girl who gets in to all the right parties and all the right places but would rather be somewhere else. Clay: “Are you happy Blair? You don’t look happy. Blair: “But do I look good? Less than Zero 1987, directed by Marek Kanievska, starring Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr and James Spader
As Elaine Robinson in The Graduate Katharine Ross is the ultimate 60’s California girl, with her slick of black eyeliner, sun-kissed glow and chestnut-brown, Bardot-esque hair. The Graduate 1967, Directed by Mike Nichols, starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross.