From shows about female comedians to female 80s wrestlers, and Afro-futuristic dimensions, 2018 has been a glorious year for television and movies. What’s most impressive besides the range of stories being offered, is the quality of the visual media itself, right down to the fashion. It seems that no matter the story, costume designers have really stepped up their game this year.
Here are a few looks from 14 TV and movie characters who were style goals in 2018:
1. Sabrina from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
[Image Description: The character Sabrina from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina looks at something curiously. She carries a stick and wears a bright red coat] Photo via Teen Vogue. Who can resist Sabrina’s bright red coat? Get it here:
[Image Description: A woman faces the viewer with a serious expression on her face. She wears a red striped shirt and bright red coat] Via Asos. 2. The Weird Sisters from
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
[Image Descriptions: The Weird Sisters from The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina stand facing the viewer. They wear knee-length dresses with lace sleeves and collars] Via Wikia. The Weird Sisters may be twisted but they know how to flaunt a look with their schoolgirl outfits. Try a slightly elevated look with a knit dress and diamante collar:
[Image Description: A woman wears a black knit dress] Via Asos. 3.
Miriam from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
[Image Description: Miriam from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a woman with short brown hair, wears a green coat with big sleeves. She stands in front of a microphone outside] Photo via Kveller. On top of being a hilarious comedian, Miriam “Midge” Maisel sure knows how to dress. Embody her retro style with this hooded green coat:
[Image Description: A woman models a long green coat with a hood and wide sleeves] Photo via Etsy. 4.
Susie Myerson from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
[Image Description: Susie Myerson, a character from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel wears a newsboy cap, leather jacket, and striped shirt. She looks slightly concerned and holds her hands in front of defensively] Photos via amNewYork. Susie doesn’t play by the rules of femininity and her style definitely reflects that. Get this look with this crewneck t-shirt, leather jacket, and newsboy cap:
[Image Description: A woman models a striped shirt. She kneels on the ground with her hands in her lap] Photo via Asos [Image Description: A woman stands with one hand on her hip, wearing a leather jacket] Photo via All Saints. [Image Description: A woman smiles straight ahead and wears a newsboy cap] Photo via Showpo. 5.
Petra Solano from Jane the Virgin
[Image Description: Petra Solano, a character from Jane the Virgin, wears a blue strappy dress and looks shocked. She has blonde short hair] Photo via WornOnTV. As a hotel owner and former millionaire’s wife, Petra is used to a certain level of comfort and extravagance. Her daily wear often includes outfits like this plunging dress. You can snag a played down version with this dress:
[Image Description: A woman models a blue and teal pencil dress] Photo via Asos
[Image Description: Xiomara, a character from Jane the Virgin is in the middle of a conversation, holding a mug. She wears an off the shoulder embroidered top] Photo via WornOnTV. Xiomara always seems to pull off the easy, vacation-mode look so well. A colorful off the shoulder blouse like this one really captures her essence:
[Image Description: A woman wears a white top with a colorful floral print on it] Photo via Desigual.
7. Cheryl Blossom from Riverdale
[Image Description: Cheryl Blossom from Riverdale walks through a set of doors. She has long red hair and wears a faux fur coat] Photo via Y ou Know You Love Fashion. Besides being chock full of drama, Riverdale is also full of excellent fashion choices. Snag Cheryl’s look with this white fur coat, spider pin, and choker necklace:
[Image Description: A woman wears a white faux fur coat] Photo via Missguided. [Image Description: A glittery black spider pin] Photo via Etsy. [Image Description: A woman poses with her hand against her cheek, smiling. She wears a black glittery fabric choker necklace] Photo via Missguided. 8. Josie McCoy from
[Image Description: Josie McCoy from Riverdale stands up on stage playing guitar and singing with her eyes closed. She wears a leather jacket, leopard print dress and cat ears] Photo via Marie Claire. As Cheryl’s bestie, it only makes sense that Josie would match her in style. However, she seems to prefer more of a rocker look. You can go full Josie and the Pussycats with this leopard print shirt dress, leather jacket, and cat ears:
[Image Description: A female model wears a leopard print shirt dress] Photo via Missguided. [Image Description: A woman models a plus size leather biker jacket] Photo via Missguided. [Image Description: Leopard print at ears that attach with bobby pins] Photo via Sammydress. 9. All of the 1980s fashion from
[Image Description: Female characters from the show GLOW wear 80s activewear and are exercising] Photo via Hollywood Reporter. GLOW tells the story of a little-known all women’s wrestling team from the 80s. Take this 80s look into the modern day with acid wash jeans and a suede biker jacket:
[Image Description: Image of someone from the chest down, wearing jeans and a white sweater] Photo via Asos [Image Description: A woman wears a purple suede jacket] Photo via Asos For a more classic look, try these rose gold high tops, cropped sweatshirt, and bodysuit:
[Image Description: Brown weightlifting shoes with rose gold detailing] Photo via Ryderwear. [Image Description: A person wearing a sleeveless cropped sweatshirt] Photo via Sammydress. [Image Description: A woman wearing an off the shoulder red bodysuit looks to the right smiling] Photo via Showpo. 10.
Missy Foreman-Greenwald from Big Mouth
[Image Description: Missy from Big Mouth smiles off, staring off into the distance. She has braces and wears a yellow headband, a yellow t-shirt, denim overalls, and a pink “square ass” backpack] Photo via Wikia. Big Mouth captures the rollercoaster of hilarity and embarrassment that is puberty. Missy is one of the best nerdy characters, right down to her overalls, headband, sandals and “square ass” backpack. Get her look here:
[Image Description: A woman wearing a white t-shirt and overalls stands with her hands in her back pockets, looking at the camera with a serious look on her face] Photo via Asos. [Image Description: A woman wearing a yellow scoop neck t-shirt and denim skirt] Photo via Asos. [Image Description: A woman with long brown hair wears a yellow headband with a knot at the top. She smiles slightly] Photo via Asos [Image Description: Image of someone’s legs from the knees down pointed to the viewer’s left. On their feet are brown sandals with tow buckles] Photo via Showpo. 11.
Sam White from Dear White People
[Image Description: Sam White from Dear White People looks at the viewer, smiling slightly. She has braided hair coiled on her head and wears a big studded metal necklace, silver disk earrings, and a torn knit sweater] Photo via Pinterest. Carry yourself with the confidence of Sam White with this statement necklace and sweater:
[Image Description: Image of a silver necklace from above featuring a crescent-shaped pendant and five attached charms with turquoise beads] Photo via Etsy [Image Description: A woman wearing a black knit off the shoulder sweater looks straight ahead] Photo via AllSaints. 12.
Queen Ramonda from Black Panther
[Image Description: Queen Ramonda from Black Panther stares straight ahead defiantly, slightly holding back a young girl behind her. She wears an off-white gown with a matching Zulu-inspired hat] Photo via Pinterest. With so many strong black women in Wakanda, it only makes sense that their style would be equally fierce. Tap into your inner Queen Ramonda with a dress featuring a beautiful print and a cape, naturally:
[Image Description: A person poses with their hand on their hip and wearing an all-black dress with a cape that has yellow, blue, and silver African fabric on the inside. They wear a black purse that has matching fabric along the top] Photo via Etsy. 13. Rachel Chu from
Crazy Rich Asians
[Image Description: Rachel from Crazy Rich Asians passes through a crowd of people and is smiling widely. She wears a blue tulle dressed with flower embellishments on the shoulders and waist. Her hair is pulled into a bun and has a flower hairband in it] Photo via Vulture. While we not all be crazy rich, we can at least pretend with this low-key version of Rachel’s romantic floaty tulle dress:
[Image Description: A woman, smiling and looking down, wears a blue off the shoulder dress that is ruffled along the neckline] Photo via Showpo.
14. Lara Jean from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
[Image Description: Lara Jean from To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before looks wistfully at something with her arms behind her back. She has black hair pulled back and wears sunglasses on her head, a colorful striped sweater, and a denim skirt] Photo via Seventeen. Lara Jean had the girl next door look down and you can too with this striped turtleneck and jean skirt:
[Image Description: A person with long blonde hair wears a colorfully striped turtleneck and tan jeans] Photo via Asos. Don’t forget to share your new tv-inspired outfits! [Image Description: A person poses, tucking their hair behind their ear. They wear a white t-shirt and dark denim button-up skirt] Photo via Showpo.