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Stormy weather is the perfect time to catch up on cult classics like Paris, Texas, the iconic 1984 film by Wim Wenders that unanimously won the Palm d’Or at Cannes that year. Aside from the wide landscapes of dusty Americana, the moment that will stick with you is when you are finally introduced to Natassja Kinski, peering in camera wearing that backless, magenta mohair sweater that somehow she made feel really sensual. You love her for that sweater. You understand why her estranged family missed her so much. It made her feel unreal.
When I first saw Paris, Texas, I wanted that mohair moment and it has stayed with my taste, but how do we translate cult classic moments into working for us? How do we interpret cult style and feel contemporary? Perhaps the key is not to take it too too literal. You want the look, but you don’t want to look like you’re wearing your Natassja Kinski Halloween costume. Even the hint of the romantic color, or texture can give you a little piece of Paris, Texas. Just remember to pair your Natassja wannabe pieces back with your own tried-and-trues. It’s about making a Paris, Texas look that works for you.