From berets on the Dior catwalk to pencil skirts at Raf Simons Calvin Klein show, we take a look at the lasting sartorial significance of Faye Dunaway in Bonnie and Clyde, 50 years since the cinema was first released
When Bonnie Parker, or Bonnie of Bonnie and Clyde, donned a beret one morning in 1933, she would have had little meaning of the future pattern ramifications. Dead a year later, she would have had little meaning of much future at all. But, partly thanks to the 1967 movie command of her mobs 1930 s manipulates, Bonnie, as give full play to Faye Dunaway, is now both part of an American legend a tough expansive, a symbol of uprising and dislocation and a card-carrying member of the fad icon gang. The beret, knitwear and scarf alone provide immeasurable muse for the present season. Now are five reasons why 50 times on from the movie, 83 years from Parkers death her outfit matters now.