04/18/2012 08:42 am ET Updated Jun 18, 2012

Time Travel With Glamorous Italians (PHOTOS)

Many factors come into play when considering what to pack for a trip -- weather, itinerary, atmoshpere, the company you'll keep.

And then there's Italy, which will inspires you to pack your finest. From handcrafted leather loafers to chic convertibles, from Pucci and Gucci to Fiat and Fendi, the country practically breeds style. (Track-suits and knuckle rings aside.) Some of the best Italian style is exemplified by iconic Italian cinema stars from the 20th century: Sophia, Gina, Monica, Marcello, Rudolph.

For your procrastinating pleasure, cinematic glamour shots of Italy's biggest black-and-white stars.

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