17 Iconic Fashion Moments in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Do you think they have a MET Gala in Middle-earth? If they don’t, they should. As a fantasy writer, I believe no fantasy world is fully realized without fashion. Fashion, though often considered to be nothing more than frivolity, is as integral to a world’s rendering as its resources, its struggles, its power structures, and its art. In fact, fashion is the instrument by which all of these are often expressed. It can be frivolity, yes, but often it’s everything else as well.

This is why I’ve compiled my list of the seventeen most iconic fashion moments across science fiction and fantasy. Let’s get into it, shall we?


Janelle Monáe in Dirty Computer

Dirty Computer by Janelle Monae

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If you want to fight me for including Dirty Computer on a sci-fi/fantasy list, let’s rumble. Janelle Monáe can be on any iconic fashion list she wants because she creates in

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14 of Jennifer Lopez’s most iconic on-screen outfits

Jennifer Lopez's on-screen style has become iconic.
Jennifer Lopez’s on-screen style has become iconic.

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  • Jennifer Lopez has been acting for decades, and her on-screen characters have rocked some pretty iconic looks over the years.

  • In “The Wedding Planner,” “Maid in Manhattan,” and “Gigli,” Lopez wore put-together looks consisting of well-made basics. 

  • The actress wore some glamorous outfits in “Selena” and “Hustlers.”

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Jennifer Lopez has had an illustrious career as a performer, singer, and actor, and her on-screen style has reflected and inspired real-life fashion trends. 

From rocking Selena’s signature, sparkly styles to donning all-black outfits for fight scenes, Lopez has had the opportunity to rock some iconic looks.

Here are some of Lopez’s best on-screen fashion moments. 

Lopez made it big portraying the famous singer and fashion icon in “Selena” (1997).

Jennifer Lopez in "Selena."
Jennifer Lopez in “Selena.”

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After the tragic death of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez —

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