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Best Literary Frocks For Fashion Week: Books Meet Fashion On The Big Screen

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By Sara Benincasa for Bookish:

Fashion Week is here again, which means it's time to—read novels? Oh, you read that right. Think book geeks and fashionistas have nothing in common? Think again! Countless novels have been turned into films in which unforgettable literary characters are given new life—as well as, often, fabulous wardrobes. With a little help from Hal Rubenstein's "100 Unforgettable Dresses," we salute the stories that inspired the creation of some of the most unforgettable looks in fashion history.

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